Indian Industrial School at Duck Lake

Database ID27289
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionNarcisee-Omer Cote fonds
File/Item ReferenceS-B9729
Date of creation1900
Physical description/extent1 photograph; b&w; 11 cm X 9 cm
Number of images1
Historical noteNarcisse-Omer Cote (1859-1944) a civil servant for the Government of Canada, entered the department of the interior in 1879. In 1885, he was appointed secretary to the Royal Commission investigating and adjudicating Metis claims. In 1900 he became a Commissioner of the North-West Half-Breed Commission. The Commission was to enumerate and issue scrip to the Metis who qualified in the district of Saskatchewan and a small part of Manitoba. Their work lasted from May 16 to December 6 1900.
Scope and contentA photograph of the Indian Industrial School in Duck Lake, NWT at the time of the visit of the Half-Breed Commission, 1900.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Primary MediaPhotographs
Provenance Access PointCote, Narcisse-Omer 1859-1944
Availability of other formatsone negative also on file at SAB
PlaceDuck Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesCote, Narcisse-Omer, 1859-1944
SubjectSchools -- Residential
Government departments -- Indian Affairs
Religion -- Christianity
Industrial Schools
Date Range(s)1900-1909
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