Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.
Chief Crowfoot and family
Old Sun Industrial School attendance reports, 1894- 1897
Farm Instructors' diaries, No. 2 farm, Cluny. -- 1909-1920. -- Consists of daily entries written by farm instructors A.E. Jones, David L. Brereton and F.J. Clarke, describing agricultural activities on the Blackfoot (Siksika) reserve in southern Alberta.
View 1909 diary.
|M-1785-3||Orders and correspondence re buildings and repairs on reserve, 1895-1920|
|M-1785-4||Estimates for Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Northwest Territories, 1908-1918|
|M-1785-5||Agency reports and returns re employees, rations, bank accounts, irrigation ditch on the reserve, convictions, advances, and health conditions, 1908|
|M-1785-6||Agency reports and returns re annual reports, employees, bank accounts, health conditions, rations, and salary of Joseph Donnelly, 1907-1908|
|M-1785-7||Agency reports and returns re employees, rations, bank accounts, farms, haying, statistics, annual report, coal, Indian accounts, and an Indian dying at Stony Mountain penitentiary, 1906-1907|
|M-1785-8||Agency reports and returns re employees, bank accounts, rations, slaughter of cattle, deserted Indian woman, the number of Indians who are Catholics or Anglicans, coal mines, Indian passes, census, work on reserve, annual report, health conditions, and fine for supplying Indians with alcohol, 1905-1906|
|M-1785-9||Correspondence re contracts for supplies; list of old and destitute on the reserve, 1912-1913|
|M-1785-10||Correspondence re contracts for supplies, 1911- 1912|
|M-1785-11||Correspondence re contracts for supplies, 1905- 1911|
|M-1785-12||Correspondence re contracts for supplies, 1898- 1905|
|M-1785-13||Correspondence re contracts for supplies, 1916- 1920|
|M-1785-14||Correspondence re contracts for supplies, 1913- 1916|
General instructions to agents, 1913 and 1933. -- Consists of instructions to Indian Agents in Canada from Duncan C. Scott, Deputy Superintendent General of the Department of Indian Affairs in Ottawa. These give the Department's official views about sanitation, trading, education, chiefs, medical attendance, treaty payments, expenditure of band money, dances, surveys, and timber on reserves. The 1913 instructions were still in use on the Blackfoot (Siksika) Indian Agency in southern Alberta in 1920.
|M-1785-vol.1||Returns of food supplies received and issued, and remaining in store at the Blackfoot Agency, 1917-1935|
|M-1785-vol.2||Account book of individual Blackfoot bands, 1907- 1910|
|M-1785-vol.3||Collection for implements for Indians, 1900- 1906|
|M-1782||Correspondence relating to the 1939 Royal Visit, including arrangements for Indian participation, 1938-1941|
|M-1783||Correspondence relating to an exhibition in Australia, including lists of handicrafts for display and sale, and information about the Indians who accompanied the display, 1938-1939.|
|M-1784||Papers related to the surrender of land on the Blackfoot (Siksika) reserve, including a record of the vote taken, 1918|
|M-1786||Paysheets for Indians who did not follow the buffalo to Montana, 1879|
|M-1787||Treaty paylist for the bands of Three Bulls, Weasel Calf, Running Rabbit, Old Sun, Calf Robe, Eagle Rib, Crowfoot, Medicine Shield, Bear Child, Rabbit Carrier, Low Horn, and Heavy Shield. 1880-1881|
Extracts from Blackfoot (Siksika) Indian Agency letter books kept by Indian Agent, Magnus Begg. -- 1890. -- Consists of notes from the Begg's letterbooks. Includes comments about day schools, prairie fires, doctors and medical care, cattle, the Sun Dance, and the timber reserve at Castle Mountain.
|M-1826-1||Treaty paylist, 1918|
|M-1826-2||Treaty paylist, 1923|