Indian Affairs - Saskatchewan - General

Database ID24107
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Diefenbaker Archival Collections
Fonds/CollectionJohn G. Diefenbaker fonds
SeriesSeries III - 1940-1956
File/Item ReferenceSeries III - 1940-1956-696 (Vol. 57)
Date of creation1946-1956
Physical description/extent1 folder; 3 cm of textual records
Number of images1
Scope and contentFolder includes correspondence regarding band requests, especially for more land, the high infant mortality rate among Indigenous peoples, tuberculosis, substandard housing, disenfranchisement, assistance for elderly and disabled Indigenous persons, expulsion of band members, leasing, service in the armed forces, missionaries, the Indian Act and other related documents, summary of work done on Indian Affairs Branch buildings, complaints about the role of the Indian Agent, Indian status, relinquishment of a reserve, and law enforcement issues. Persons involved include Chief Harry Whitehead, Andrew Paull, J.W. Pickersgill, Gerald Mitchinson and Chief Bighead.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointDiefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979
PlaceCarrot River, Saskatchewan, Canada
Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesNo data
Cultural regionNo data
NamesDiefenbaker, John George, 1895-1979 (Prime Minister)
Knight, David
Knight, R.R.
McKay, Robert
Moore, Chief Gilbert
Tootoosis, David
SubjectArmed Forces -- service
Law Enforcement
Band -- Memberships
Law and Legislation -- Acts -- Indian Act
Date Range(s)1940-1949
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