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Native – First Peoples – Metis  [Canadian Marriage Extracts]

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November 30, 2020 Posted by | . | , | 38 Comments

Index: Vintage Postcards Of The City Of Montreal

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Chateau de Ramezay Continue reading

January 29, 2011 Posted by | . | | Leave a comment

Index: Vintage Postcards of Kahnawake

 Iroquois couple, Kahnawaga (Caughnawaga, Quebec)


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Iroquois Couple, Caughnawaga, Que.
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August 9, 2010 Posted by | . | , , , | 1 Comment

Main Index: Vintage Postcards of Quebec

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Index: Vintage Postcards Of Abitibi-Temiscamingue

 

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July 4, 2009 Posted by | . | , | 4 Comments

Index: Traditional Buildings of Kahnawa:ke

These are some of the photos I shot more than a decade ago while visiting Kahnawake (formerly Caughnawaga).

 

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Traditional Buildings Of Kahnawake (1) | A Canadian Family

Traditional Buildings Of Kahnawake (2) | Stone building, abandoned
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January 16, 2021 Posted by | . | 4 Comments

ST. Surnames | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

Index: Native – First Peoples – Metis  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy & History

QUAS - RUSS | Native - First Peoples - Metis | CDN Marriage Extracts

 

 

 


SAINT-AMAND


St. Amand, Alexandre  |  Sioui, Elmire 

Married: February 9th, 1880 St-Ambroise-de-Lorette-de-Jeune-Lorette | Loretteville |  Quebec Banlieu  | QC Continue reading

January 13, 2021 Posted by | . | Leave a comment

Gouin | Beaver, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts


Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!

 

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |  GOUIN


 

  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Beaver, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Blonde, Boucher, Cardinal, Davis, Denomme, Desjarlais, Desnoyers, Ducharme, Durocher Petit / Duroche, Gibbons, Gladu, Munro, Piche, Turcotte, st. Sauveur, Vivier.
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January 7, 2021 Posted by | . | Leave a comment

Zacharie | Cree, Iroquois, Montagnais

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts


Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!

 

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |  ZACHARIE


 

  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Cree, Iroquois
  • Associated surnames: Anenrisson, Atawakon / Kawennotas, Bastien / Sebastien, Bush / Saronhere, D’Ailleboust / Diabo / Skanawati,  Duquette / Laberge / Kanerate, Goodleaf, Herman, Jacobs, Kasennote, Leborgne / Sateiokwires, Malette, Montgrand, Picard, Powless, Simon, Skye, Sonsennakarati, Taharakonnente, Tatonwenta8k8ton.
  • Misc.: – 

 

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January 7, 2021 Posted by | . | Leave a comment

Tessier | Cree, Montagnais

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts


Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!

 

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |  TESSIER


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Cree, Montagnais
  • Associated surnames:  Boyer, Butland, Causley, Ducharme, Frederick, Lachenstiere, Lagemodiere, Murray / Merry, Rousselle, Small Eyes.
  • Misc.: – 

 

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Rainville | Metis, Abenaki, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts


Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |  RAINVILLE


 

  • Surname lists: MetisWabanakiSurname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Abenaki, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Beguarde, Demers / Demerre, Gervais, Gosselin, Hannis, Houle, Klyne, Lafontaine, Lambert, McGillis, Montreuil, Paul-Denis, Poitras, St. Arnauld
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January 6, 2021 Posted by | . | Leave a comment

Sylvestre | Metis, Iroquois, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts


Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |  SYLVESTRE


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Iroquois, Mixed-heritage:  Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Connolly, Egon, Fisher / Lile, Herman, Janvier, Lafou, Langlade / Longlade, Lemaigre, McDonald, Montgrand, Nalfwot Billette, Piche, Tssankmiaze / Tessekwiage,  Wapousweyan, Watchasch.
  • Misc.:  –

 

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January 6, 2021 Posted by | . | , , , | Leave a comment

Rousseau | Metis, Montagnais

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts


Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!

 

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |    ROUSSEAU


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Montagnais,
  • Associated surnames: Gendron, Inkster, McFarling
  • Misc.:  Early Western Canadian Metis couple – French Canadian Edward Rousseau and Margaret Gendron.

 

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January 6, 2021 Posted by | . | | Leave a comment