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Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists

This is an index to posts where I list the surnames of indigeneous and Metis peoples from across Canada. Most of the surnames on these first three lists are from Canadian marriage records and census documents from the late 19th to the mid 20th century. Some of the surnames only appear once or a few times.

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

List of Iroquois Confederacy Surnames

List of Wabanaki Confederacy Surnames of Eastern Canada

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

Six Nations Modern Surnames: Akwesasne, Kahnawake, Kanehsatake, Ohsweken, Tyendinaga, Wahta [REPUB.]

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  1. My relatives Catherine Chrysler is metis. Catherine and brothers have distinct native color , Catherine daughter has native features but her son does not.. Catherine mom Margaret Best married Gardner Chrysler. Gardner parents Mathieu Chrysler and Catherine . Margeret parents irwin best , Ada traux. Irwin lived in maine married ada in maine then moved back to quebec. The Chrysler first lived in renesseler ny, then fought with natives moved to eastern townships. How to find couple native and settler…

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    Comment by Barb Derick | September 3, 2019 | Reply

  2. Antoine Auge Auze Auger..Grouard Ab.muskogon..

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    Comment by Marielin Chonkolay | February 10, 2020 | Reply

  3. Hello. Looking for Montagnais families from southern Labrador early to mid 1800s. My family come from James dempster who came from England and marries an Innu woman, whom was married before James, but was a widow. Any information would be appreciated

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    Comment by Krystal | April 2, 2022 | Reply

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