Requests by White Settlers to Open up Indian Reserves for Homesteading, Petition for Assistance for Maple Creek Indians

Database ID24783
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionSaskatchewan Department of Natural Resources
File/Item ReferenceNR1/1-F-400-IR
Date of creation1930-1931
Physical description/extent1 folder; 2 mm
Number of images1
Scope and contentCorrespondence including and related to demands by white settlers that lands on Indian Reserves in Saskatchewan be opened to settlement, and some related to Aboriginal grievances. Also includes a request by a Maple Creek area Rancher for assistance for local Indians. Concerned are the White Bear and Standing Buffalo Bands, as well as the Yorkton Reserve and the small reserve near Maple Creek.
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointSaskatchewan Department of Natural Resources
PlaceWhitewood, Saskatchewan, Canada
Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada
Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 6
No treaty
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesAnderson, James Thomas Milton, 1878-1946 (Premier)
Barnett, John
Cameron, John
Murphy, Thomas G.
Sweeting, R.H.
Tawiyaka, Louis
SubjectLand Claims
Legal Issues
Reserves -- Rent
Reserves -- Expulsion
Indigenous Relations
Early European Settlers
Government policy
Date Range(s)1930-1939
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