Persons Sentenced to Death in Canada

Database ID27455
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionDeath Sentences in Canada
File/Item ReferenceX250
Date of creation1994
Physical description/extent1 folder; 2 cm
Number of images1
Historical noteAn inventory of Case Files in the Records of the Federal Department of Justice (RG 13). Lorraine Gadoury and Antonio Lechasseur of the Government Archives Division.
Scope and contentAn alphabetical list of prisoners sentenced to death in Canada from Confederation until the death penalty was abolished in 1976. Intended as a reference tool for researchers. Includes many Aboriginal people. Each case contains background information on the nature of the offence committed as well as the method and place of execution.
Copyright holderNational Archives of Canada
Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointDeath Sentences in Canada
Language of materialEnglish
Treaty boundariesCanada -- National
Cultural regionCanada -- National
NamesDressy Man
Man Without Blood
Riel, Louis, 1844-1885
Swift Runner
Wandering Spirit, 1845-1885
SubjectNorthwest Resistance -- Biographies
Northwest Resistance
Law Enforcement -- Treatment
Legal Issues
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement -- NWMP
Government -- federal
Indigenous Peoples General
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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