Hivernant Métis Families, Brigades and Settlements in the Cypress Hills

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Title: Hivernant Métis Families, Brigades and Settlements in the Cypress Hills
Creator: Elliott, Jack
Subject: Hivernant, Winter, Winterer, Bison, Buffalo, Hunters, Brigades, Cypress Hills
Description: This document, by retired archaeologist Jack Elliott, discusses the Métis Hiverant families who operated within the Cypress Hills in what is now southeast Alberta and southwest Saskatchewan from the 1860s to '80s. These families were traders and bison hunters who established wintering or “Hivernant” communities in the Cypress Hills—a flora and fauna refuge. This document is copyrighted to Jack Elliott and can only be used for research purposes. Any further usage of this document shall require the author’s written permission.
Date: 1860s-1880s
Type: Text Document
Date of Copyright: March 2, 2016
Coverage: Cypress Hills, Alberta, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Filename: Jack Elliott Métis Name Lists.pdf

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