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Metis Association of Alberta fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1316
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1979, predominant 1968-1978

The fonds consists of administration files pertaining to MAA locals, Metis history, government relations, meetings and conferences, the native Council of Canada, cultural heritage, housing, projects and programs, education, communications, other organizations, correctional institutes, land, recreation, environment, health and welfare, and economic development (1968-1978); personal files of various MAA employees (1969-1978); videos of meetings, workshops and special events (1967-1977); and audio recordings of meetings and workshops (1969-1973).

Metis Association of Alberta

Metis Genealogy Researchers' collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0159
  • Collection
  • 1999-2009

The collection consists of correspondence from researchers and inquirers which includes significant and substantial compilations on Metis genealogy. Includes pedigree charts, descendancy charts, family group sheets, essays, articles, and photocopied newsclippings. The files are arranged alphabetically by the names of the researchers or inquirers, and include William Frederic James Bell, Rhiannon Boardman, Jim Bowman, James D. Campbell, Mary Sandison Fox, Malcolm S. Gray, Kelly Guilmette, Andy Gullion, Jim Lavers, Gail Morin, Garnet Quigley, Tammy Rempel, and the Wylie family. Files include information on families descended from early fur trader bearing the following surnames: Auld, Bethune, Cook, Erasmus, Favell, Fellers, Gariepy, Gray, Gullion, Kwaraconte, Latreille, Laurence, McKay, McKinlay, Mowat, Nepissing, Robertson, Sandison, Wylie.

Metis Genealogy Project

Geoff Burtonshaw's Metis Genealogy Research collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0138
  • Collection
  • 1794-1994, predominant 1875-1992

The collection consists of photocopies of Metis genealogical research material collected by Burtonshaw from such sources as Library and Archives Canada, various libraries and churches, and personal contacts. Includes a complete run of "The Metis Newsletter" as well as Metis Researcher lists compiled by Burtonshaw. Burtonshaw's personal memoirs "I Remember" are included. Also includes photographs of Manitoba and Geoff's hometown of Valpoy, Barkerville and the Cariboo country of British Columbia, Fort Simpson, Hay River, Nahanni, Batoche, the Fidler family reunion, etc.

Burtonshaw, R. Geoffrey

Warren Sinclair's Metis Genealogy collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0158
  • Collection
  • 1997-1999

The collection consists of approximately 450 short biographies of Metis ancestors and 910 descendancy tables. Most of the individuals charted were born before 1900. The biographies and tables are indexed by surname.

Sinclair, Warren

Charles Denney fonds and Metis genealogy files

  • CA ACU GBA F0667
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1855]-2002

The fonds consists of family history files of families with Red River and Metis connections (compiled 1967-1985); indexes to the files; genealogical source materials including microfilms of parish and census records from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta; the Denneys' extensive personal and family correspondence, and certificates, teaching agreements, memberships and other personal documents. Includes photographs of the Denney, Colby, Wilson, and Sherlock families; published and unpublished articles and stories by Charles Denney and Elsie Denney; research files; and papers of Elsie's grandmother, Priscilla Gilmour.

Denney, Charles Douglas

Gail Morin's Metis genealogical collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0173
  • Collection
  • 1994

The collection consists of a database of 65,434 records of persons who were Metis ancestors. For each individual, dates and places of birth, baptism, marriage, death, and burial, and notes on sources are given if known. Using Ancestral Quest software, the data can be linked to show genealogical relationships in the form of pedigree charts and descendancy charts.

Morin, Gail

Doug Vivier fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2442
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1996

The fonds consists of his personal papers, including genealogical records and his application for Metis status; incorporation documents and work orders for Frontier Services; minutes, correspondence, and reports of various organizations to which he belonged, including the Metis Association of Alberta / Metis Nation of Alberta (Zone 3 and Local 87), Calgary Native Friendship Society, and Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee; and reference material related to the Metis.

Vivier, Douglas George

James Peters fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1464
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1960 (originally created 1885)

The fonds consists of photographs taken during service in the Riel Rebellion, including military views, Metis and Indians.

Peters, James

Frederick Archibald Brewster fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0260
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1969

The fonds consists of Frederick's obituary, information on the Jasper Masonic Lodge, and photographs of a Cree woman and a Metis man.

Brewster, Frederick Archibald

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