Federal Provincial Welfare Services-Indian and Eskimo Welfare, n.d.

Database ID24502
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Diefenbaker Archival Collections
Fonds/CollectionJohn G. Diefenbaker fonds
File/Item ReferenceVIII-635 ( VOL. 114)
Date of creation1957-1963
Physical description/extent1 folder; 1 5 cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentFile containing correspondence relating to: -Indigenous status, legality of marriage ceremonies, crime, handicraft. -The Indian Achievement Award, resolutions of the Conference of the National Indian Council, recommendations for Indian Affairs, changing the Department of Indian Affairs to the Department of Native Races, -The Eskimo Affairs Conference, deregulating Inuit (fraternization) sanctions, Inuit welfare, -Starvation, dissatisfaction with government distribution of provisions, medical issues, -Contracting issues, the Mountsea Lease plan, land claims, conversion of reserve land into summer retreats, -Living conditions, housing, -Purchase of farm machinery, liquor sales, -Debts, work projects, social aid, employment
Other terms governing use and reproductionResponsibility regarding questions of copyright that may arise in the use of any images is assumed by the researcher.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointDiefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979
PlaceSelkirk, Manitoba, Canada
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Carrot River, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sandy Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Quinton, Saskatchewan, Canada
Garry Lake, Nunavut, Canada
Treaty boundariesNo data
Cultural regionNo data
NamesJoe, Matthias (Chief)
Paull, Andy, 1892-1959
Skeeboss, John (Chief)
Assistance -- Housing
Assistance -- Welfare
Land Claims
Art and Artifacts
Inuit Affairs
Trade -- Sales
Indian Status
Date Range(s)1950-1959
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