Report of Interview Dr. L.H. Thomas and Mr. Gabriel Leveille

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Database ID26966
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionSaskatchewan Archives Board General
File/Item ReferenceC92
Date of creation19 September 1955
Physical description/extent1 folder; 29 pages
Number of images29
Historical noteThe "Billy Mackay" Leveille mentions at Prince Albert is likely "Gentleman" Joe McKay. The individual referred to as "Pachel Brient" is likely Pascal Breland.
Scope and contentTranscript of a tape recorded interview of Metis North West Mounted Police employee Gabriel Leveille. Leveille worked in the Cypress Hills, Fort Walsh area during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Topics covered in the interview include Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse in Canada, Gabriel Dumont and the 1885 uprising, roping a grizzly bear in the Cypress Hills, Chief Piapot, Ranching, and numerous other topics pertaining to Police and Metis life.
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointSaskatchewan Archives Board General
PlaceCypress Hills, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Walsh, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Benton, Montana, United States
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, Canada
Val Marie, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 7
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
NamesBreland, Pascal
Crazy Horse
Dumont, Gabriel, 1837-1906
Leveille, Gabriel
McKay, Joseph, 1856-1938 (Gentleman Joe)
Piapot, 1816-1908 (Chief)
Potts, George
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890 (Chief)
takwanāw kā-apit
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Early European Settlers
Metis -- History
Metis -- Communities
Metis -- Culture and language
Northwest Resistance
Treaty -- Treaty 4
Blackfoot Confederacy - Siksika (Blackfoot proper)
Dakota (Sioux)
Date Range(s)1870-1879
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