Fonds glen-885 - Canada. Department of Indian Affairs. Edmonton Indian Agency fonds

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Canada. Department of Indian Affairs. Edmonton Indian Agency fonds

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GLEN glen-885

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  • 1923 (Production)
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    Edmonton Indian Agency

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5 cm of textual records

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The responsibility for Indian affairs in Canada has rested with the British Government, various colonial administrations and, since Confederation, with several branches and departments of the federal government. The Department of Indian Affairs and its predecessors have been responsible for such matters as treaties, reserves, provision of education, and supervision of agriculture on reserves. For a detailed administrative history see Records Relating to Indian Affairs (RG 10) / Peter Gillis et al. - Ottawa : Public Archives of Canada, 1975. The Edmonton Indian Agency, situated west of Edmonton in the Treaty 6 region, consisted of what are now the Cree reserves of Fishing Station, Stony Plain, Alexander, Alexis and Wabamun. The Indian agent in 1923 was possibly George R. Race. The Hobbema Indian Agency was a sub-agency of the Edmonton Agency until 1885 when it became a separate agency.

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The responsibility for Indian affairs in Canada has rested with the British Government, various colonial administrations and, since Confederation, with several branches and departments of the federal government. The Department of Indian Affairs and its predecessors have been responsible for such matters as treaties, reserves, provision of education, and supervision of agriculture on reserves. For a detailed administrative history see Records Relating to Indian Affairs (RG 10) / by Peter Gillis et al. - Ottawa : Public Archives of Canada, 1975. Treaty 4, the Qu'Appelle Treaty, was signed in 1874 by Cree and Saulteaux in 195,000 square kilometres in part of western Manitoba and most of southern Saskatchewan. Treaty 6, the Fort Carlton and Fort Pitt Treaty, was signed in 1876 by Plains and Woodland Cree in 312,000 square kilometres of central Saskatchewan and Alberta. Treaty 7, the Blackfoot Treaty, was signed in 1877 by Blackfoot (Siksika), Blood, Peigan, Sarcee (Tsuu T'ina) and Stoney in 130,000 square kilometres of southern Alberta and a corner of southwestern Saskatchewan. Under the provisions of these treaties, an annual payment was to be made at the rate of $25 to each chief, $15 to up to four councillors per band, and $5 to every other Indian man, woman, and child.

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The fonds consists of annuity pay list.

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Collected by Glenbow staff, 1959.

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  • The material is in English.

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Other Edmonton Indian Agency records are held by the National Archives.

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Record No. M 1826, file 6<br><br>

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