Plan for Settlement of Half-Breeds in a Colony

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Title: Plan for Settlement of Half-Breeds in a Colony
Creator: Government of Alberta
Subject: Métis, Colonies, Settlements, Alberta, Lac La Biche, Brady, James
Description: This document contains details from the Government of Alberta report “Report of the Royal Commission Appointed to Investigate the Conditions of the Half-Breed Population of Alberta” (1936). Included in the document are: general conclusions, models to emulate from the United States and Paraguay, failings in the process to establish the colonies, economic requirements and the process to establish a Métis colony in Lac La Biche. This document is part of the James Brady Papers, which were donated to the Gabriel Dumont Institute in the 1990s by author and activist, Murray Dobbin. Dobbin used this collection to write his book about James Brady and Malcolm Norris entitled “The One-And-A-Half Men: The Story of Jim Brady & Malcolm Norris, Metis Patriots of the 20th Century”. Transcribed by David Morin and edited by Christine Charmbury and Darren R. Préfontaine. This document has been re-transcribed from the original and includes all spelling and grammatical errors.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1930s
Type: Text Document
Language: English
Date of Copyright: October 22, 2004
Coverage: Alberta
GDI Media Location: Brady Papers - VM Final
GDI Media Filename: Halfbreed.Colony.Settlement.pdf

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