Mistawasis Nêhiyawak

Alternate Names
Mistawasis First Nation
Latitude
53.17493868
Longitude
-106.8066153
Province
Saskatchewan
Region
Saskatchewan
Type
First Nation Location
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Building School Climate through Shared Governance: Report on a Collaborative Research Study Undertaken in Two Partnerships among First Nations and Provincial School Boards within the Saskatoon Tribal Council Region

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Harry Lafond
Description
Assessment of progress focuses on two aspects: benefits accruing to schools and communities, and effective practices. Included factors such as learner success, collaboration, sharing resources, communication, First Nations and Métis employment, and eradication of racism.
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Chief Joe Dreaver: Indian Statesman, Patriot and Soldier

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Solomon Sanderson
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 1, no. 2, October 1970, pp. 1-2
Description
Biography of Joe Dreaver who was Chief of the Mistawasis First Nation and life time member of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Senate and a veteran of World War II.
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Ellen Fairclough on Mistawasis Petition, Funding Cuts to Indian Affairs

Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains correspondence by Ellen Fairclough and John Diefenbaker. Includes a letter from Diefenbaker mentioning a petition from the people of Mistawasis signed by members of the Dreaver family, and a letter from Fairclough to Donald Fleming protesting cuts to her Departmental Budget, stating that such cuts will hurt the Indian Affairs branch.
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Gentleman Joe McKay & Mistawasis sitting

Images » Photographs
Description
A photographic studio portrait of "Gentleman" Joe McKay and Chief Mistawasis studying a book while sitting. Likely taken sometime after the 1885 uprising.
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Honouring Water: The Mistawasis Nêhiyawak Water Governance Framework

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Maria F. Mora
Anthony B. D. Johnston
Michelle Watson
Lalita Bharadwaj
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, 2022
Description

Examines a collaborative water governance framework to improve Indigenous participation into water governance that reflects their own cultural beliefs.  

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Image of Chief Jacob Johnstone (Kah-kee-ka- pow)

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
unknown
Description
Image of Chief Jacob Johnstone (Kah-kee-ka-pow), Cree, of the Mistawasis reserve, located approximately 20 miles west of Shellbrook, Saskatchewan. Chief Jacob is standing out of doors near a log fence, and is wearing treaty medals. Johnstone was the chief of the Mistawasis reserve from 1904 to 1915. He received a fractured jaw in a Cree-Blackfoot battle at Buffalo Lake that permanently disfigured his face. Inscription on back of original postcard reads, Chief Jacob- who had his lower jaw fractured by a bullet when he refused to join Riels' rising in the west.
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Indian Claims Commission Proceedings (2002) 15 ICCP

E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
vol. 15
Description
Reports include the Esketemc First Nation Inquiry, the Fishing Lake First Nation, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Inquiry and the Mistawasis First Nation Inquiry. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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"It Takes a Village...," and New Roads to Get There

Alternate Title
Developmental Health and the Wealth of Nations: Social, Biological, and Educational Dynamics
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Alan R. Pence
Description
Describes author's experiences while developing an Aboriginal child care training program in collaboration with the Meadow Lake Tribal Council. Chapter from Developmental Health and the Wealth of Nations: Social, Biological, and Educational Dynamics edited by Daniel .P. Keating and Clyde Hertzman.
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Joe McKay

Images » Photographs
Description
A portrait of "Gentleman" Joe McKay and Chief Mistawasis.
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"Lucy Margaret Baker: A Memoir (1920)"

Alternate Title
Lucy Margaret Baker: A Biographical Sketch of the First Missionary of Our Canadian Presbyterian Church to the North-West Indians
E-Books
Author/Creator
Lucy Margaret Baker
Description
This file contains an original copy of Lucy Margaret Baker: A Memoir, compiled by Elizabeth A. Byers and published by Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, 1920. It discusses her work with the Cree near Prince Albert, Sask. (Mistawasis Reserve), her teaching at Nisbet Academy, her work during North-West Rebellion, and her efforts to help an "outcast band of Sioux."
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Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow Aug. 23 2003. - Slides.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch
Description
Three elevated views of Aboriginal war veterans and young Aboriginal women marching during the Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow.

Historical note:

The Mistawasis First Nation is located approximately 68 kilometres west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Nation has one reserve with an area of approximately 125.44 square kilometres. The First Nation takes its name from the name of its first chief, Chief Mistawasis. Mistawasis, or "Big Child" in English, was the first person to sign Treaty 6 in 1876.
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Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow Aug. 23 2003. - Slides.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Views of young Aboriginal women marching, a portrait of a male war veteran in uniform with medals, and a group of men drumming during the Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow.

Historical note:

The Mistawasis First Nation is located roughly 68 kilometres west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Nation has one reserve with an area of approximately 125.44 square kilometres. The First Nation takes its name from the name of its first chief, Chief Mistawasis. Mistawasis, or "Big Child" in English, was the first person to sign Treaty 6 in 1876.
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Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow Aug. 24 2003. - Slide.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Portrait of female Aboriginal elder holding an object [book] in her right hand during the Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow.

Historical note:

The Mistawasis First Nation is located roughly 68 kilometres west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Nation has one reserve with an area of approximately 125.44 square kilometres. The First Nation takes its name from the name of its first chief, Chief Mistawasis. Mistawasis, or "Big Child" in English, was the first person to sign Treaty 6 in 1876.
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Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow Aug. 24 2003. - Slide.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Grouping of flags - Canadian, Union Jack, Treaty 6, Saskatchewan and United States - flying during the Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow. Tops of two tipis in background.

Historical note:

The Mistawasis First Nation is located roughly 68 kilometres west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Nation has one reserve with an area of approximately 125.44 square kilometres. The First Nation takes its name from the name of its first chief, Chief Mistawasis. Mistawasis, or "Big Child" in English, was the first person to sign Treaty 6 in 1876.
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Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow Aug. 24 2003. - Slide.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Portrait of female Aboriginal child dancing during the Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow.

Historical note:

The Mistawasis First Nation is located roughly 68 kilometres west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Nation has one reserve with an area of approximately 125.44 square kilometres. The First Nation takes its name from the name of its first chief, Chief Mistawasis. Mistawasis, or "Big Child" in English, was the first person to sign Treaty 6 in 1876.
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Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow Aug. 24 2003. - Slide.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Portrait of young Aboriginal boy taken during the Mistawasin [Mistawasis] Pow Wow.

Historical note:

The Mistawasis First Nation is located roughly 68 kilometres west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Nation has one reserve with an area of approximately 125.44 square kilometres. The First Nation takes its name from the name of its first chief, Chief Mistawasis. Mistawasis, or "Big Child" in English, was the first person to sign Treaty 6 in 1876.
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Mistawasis First Nation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Christian Thompson
Description
Brief note on the Mistawasis Band of Treaty 6 presents contemporary and historical conditions..
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Mistawasis First Nation Inquiry 1911, 1917, and 1919 Surrenders

E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submission to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) regarding three land surrenders from certain portions of IR 103. ICC suspended its inquiry because they successful concluded the Settlement Agreement. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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New Column Won't Sugar Coat the Reality

Alternate Title
Dee's Words
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Deidre Badger
Eagle Feather News, vol. 11, no. 1, January 2008, p. 13
Description
Promotes a column that intends to bring up issues that need to be addressed. Article located by scrolling to page 13.
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Saskatoon Tribal Council

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 33, no. 1, Winter, 2003, pp. 20-21
Description
Introduces Tribal Chief, Glen Johnstone of the Saskatoon Tribal Council, whose membership includes seven First Nations located within 250 kilometers of Saskatoon.
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Solid Waste Incineration in a Saskatchewan First Nation Community: A Community-Based Environmental Assessment of Dioxins and Furans

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lalita Bharadwaj
Ian Judd-Henrey
Laura Parenteau
Ceal Tournier
Daryl Watson
Pimatisiwin, vol. 6, no. 1, Spring, 2008, pp. 161-180
Description
Looks at the unregulated solid waste management practices in Saskatchewan and findings of dioxins, furans and other persistent chemical pollutants on Native lands.
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Victoria Rose Paul Investigation Report

E-Books
Author/Creator
Nadine Cooper Mont
Description
Investigation into the death of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq woman who died after suffering a stroke and not receiving prompt medical attention while being held in a police cell in 2009.
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