Waiser - Saskatchewan: a New History - Chapter 21 - Devine

Database ID32263
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionBill Waiser fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG192_SIII-Chapter-21-Devine (Box 28)
Date of creation199?
Physical description/extent1 file; 1 cm
Number of images1
Historical noteDr. Waiser recieved provincial and university funding to write a new provincial history to coincide with the Provincial Centennial in 2005. The book was aimed at appealing to a popular audience while offering graduate students experience in historical research. When completed it was presented as a gift to the province from the University of Saskatchewan.
Scope and contentThe file contains working files for the book Saskatchewan: a new history, specifically dealing with Grant Devine's premiership. Contents pertaining to Aboriginal topics include: handwritten research notes on the extraction of natural resources in Northern Saskatchewan and its effects on Aboriginal communities there; handwritten research notes on F. Laurie Barron and Joseph Garcea’s “Urban Indian Reserves” detailing the establishment of several in the province during the 1980s; handwritten research notes from Miles Goldstick’s “Wollaston: People Resisting Genocide” on conflict between the Lac la Hache band, FSIN, the provincial government, and uranium concerns; handwritten research notes on the Free Trade Debate in Saskatchewan which make mention of Aboriginal responses; a copy of an article from the Saskatoon Star Phoenix entitled “Outraged Sinclair lambastes Devine”; a copy of an article from the Saskatoon Star Phoenix entitled “Hope for native-rule pact slim, even with surprise session” (27 Mar 87); a copy of an article (Saskatoon Star Phoenix? March 14, 92) entitled “Natives divided over Charter: Women will not accept self-government without guarantee of rights”; a copy of an article from the Saskatoon Star Phoenix entitled “Devine says ‘no’ to natives” (March 27, 1987); a copy of an article from the Globe and Mail entitled “Mulroney blames premiers after talks with natives fail”(March 28, 1987); a copy of an editorial from the Saskatoon Star Phoenix entitled “Premiers’ stands differ on native rights, trade”; a copy of an article entitled “Native self-government talks stall over question of ‘inherent’ right” (March 27, 1987).
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Field notes
Provenance Access PointWaiser, William Andrew, 1953 - . (historian)
PlaceSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Treaty 10
Canada -- National
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesAssociation of Metis and Non-Status Indians of Saskatchewan
Devine, Grant, 1944- (Sask. premier)
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations
Government of Saskatchewan
Lac La Hache First Nation
Sinclair, Jim. 1933-
Waiser, William Andrew (Bill)
SubjectGovernment -- provincial
Government officials
Government policy
Metis -- History
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Peoples Organizations
Indigenous Relations
Natural Resources -- Mining
Charlottetown Accord
Free Trade Agreement (Canada-United States)
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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