"Clippings, nd, 1909"

This file contains a newspaper clipping about the life of Lucy M. Baker, praising her work with the Indians who "worshipped" her for the work she did for the Makoce Waste Sioux after the 1885 rebellion. Also scanned is a mission report of the two reserves she worked at, Mistawasis (Cree) and Makoce Waste (Sioux).

Historical note:

This fonds includes records created and collected by Lucy Margaret Baker, the first missionary from the Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, served Aboriginal people in the Prince Albert area starting in 1878. Baker taught at mission schools in the Prince Albert area in the 1870s and 1880s. Baker and her friend and assistant, Annie (nee Cameron) Kirkby, were also missionaries and teachers at a mission school at a Sioux reserve called Makoce Waste ("the good land") in the late 1890s and into the early years of the new century. Records of Lucy M. Baker include: correspondence, speeches, reminiscences, mission school reports for Makoce Waste reserve, 1897-1902, photographs, clippings, a diary, a published memoir of Lucy M. Baker, contracts and receipts for mission buildings and fire wood. The fonds also includes records about Lucy M. Baker, by identified and unidentified authors.
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Publication Date
Saskatchewan Archives Board, Lucy Margaret Baker fonds, F-375-10; records from Our Legacy site, http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy
First Nation, Metis, Inuit Locations
Resource Type
Documents & Presentations
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