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Dumont | Metis, Cree, Algonquin, Mixed heritage: Cree | Surname Anchor Post

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 lists: Surname Anchor Posts, Metis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Cree, Algonquin, Mixed heritage: French/Cree
  • Associated surnames:  (a-b-c)  Anderson, Attekamek / Attikanik, Beaudry, Bellegarde, Bellerose, Berger, Bird,  Breland / Berland, Boyer, Bremner, Bruneau / Montagnais, Cadieux, Cardinal, Caron, Carriere, Cayole, Chabot, Challier,  Chalifoux, Charette, Collins   (d-e-f) Daniel, Decoine / Decoyne, Deschamps,  Deschneaux, Fayant, Gallion / Callio, Ferguson   (g-h-i) Gagnon, Gariepy, Gladu / Kwenis, Gravel, Gray, Groslouis, Halcro / Halcrow, Hamilton, Hodgson  (j-k-l) Jobson, Kakiyowabamat, Kotakupit, Laboucane, Laderoute, Laframboise, Lagemodiere / Lagimodiere, Landry, Lapointe,   Larocque, Ledoux, Letendre, L’Hirondelle, Lucier / Lussier (Upd. 2023)   (m-n-o) McDonald, McGillis, Mercier, Miscenas, Montgrain, Montour, Morin, Mulligan, Myst, Nault, Ouellette   (p-q-r-s) Page, Paquette, Parenteau, Patenaude, Paul, Picard, Piche / Blyand, McNicoll, Perindawate,  Poisson Blanc / Whitefish, Roussin, Rivers, Sarcee / Carcy,  Salois, Sauve, Savard, Short, Sinclair, Sioui, Smith, Sutherland  ( t-u-v-w-x-y-z)Thomas, Thorn, Todd, Vanasse, Vanhue, Ward, Wells, Whitford.
  • Misc.:  
  • 1. One line of Metis Dumonts in western Canada, descends from Jean-Baptiste Dumont and his Sarcee wife Josette.
  • 2. Dumond is one var. of Dumont3. Joseph Dumont [aka Commandant / Thisibert] and Marie Pisindawatc are an early Algonquin couple from the region of Maniwaki [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].
  • 3. Many Metis Dumonts (or their spouses) were involved in the 1885 North-West Resistance (formerly known as The North-West Rebellion). They include: Ambroise Dumont Sr. (m. Justine Short), Caroline Dumont (m. Jean-Baptiste Montour), Edouard Dumont (m. Sophie Letendre), Edouard “Opikonew” Dumont, Elie Dumont (m. Francoise Ouellette), Elizabeth Dumont (m. Moise Carriere), Isabelle / Elizabeth Dumont (m. Moise Napoleon Ouellette), Francois Dumont / Cayole, Isidore / Ecapow Dumont, Jean Baptiste Dumont, Judith Dumont (m. Pascal Montour Jr.), Louis Dumont / Cayole (m. Philomene Roussain), Mathilde Dumont, Pelagie Dumont (m. Jean Baptiste Parenteau), Patrice Dumont, Marie-Louise Patenaude), Philomene Dumont (m. Francois Ladouceur), Virginie Dumont (m. Edouard Laframboise), Of particular note were the Adjutant General Gabriel Dumont  (m. Madeleine Wilkie), Captain Isidore Dumont Jr. (m. Judith Parenteau) and finally Vital Dumont dit Cayole, headman of the One Arrow Band. The 1885 North-West Resistance included Metis and other indigenous peoples (Cree, Kainai, Piikani, Saulteaux and Siksika) and was in response to broken treaties, starvation and encroachment on their lands by new settlers in what are now Saskatchewan and Alberta. The resistance fighters were defeated and Canada’s federal government asserted its control over the area.    [Source: Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute]. See External Links  below for more information.   
  • 4. Scroll down to  External Links for further information about several Dumonts.



Battle River  |  Indian Reserves   (1921)

Edmonton (41) | Townships 71 (1911) 

Terr.  |  Duhamel (1901)

Terr.  |  Edmonton East  (1901)

Terr.  |  New Norway  (1901)

Terr.  |  Tail Creek  (1901)

Terr.  |  Thynne Flat  (1901)

Unorg. Terr.  |  Athabaska  (1901)


Wright  |  Maniwaki  (1901)

Wright  |  Michomis  (1911)


Terr.  | Battleford North  (1901)

Terr.  | Bellevue  (1901) 

Terr.  | Duck Lake  (1901)

Terr. |  Egg Lake  (1901)   2023

SK | North Battleford, Indian Agency [222-65]   2023

Terr.  | Onion Lake  (1901) 

Moosejaw [221-16] 7,8,9 (1921)  

Terr.  | Muskowpehung & File Hills  (1901)

Terr.  | Willowbunch  (1901)

Saltcoats Melville Sanitorium, Files Hills, School (1921) 


Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska  (1901) 


ANAH   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

ASAI   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

BAST   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip] 

BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

BRAS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

C …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

CLOU   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [AB-QC-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip] 

G  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

H  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

HERY   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

JACQ   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

L  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

LAHO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

LESO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

MICE    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

OKAN    [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

P  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

S …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

SAUN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

SIMO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  

THAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

THOR   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

V  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

W  … [CDN Marriage Extracts]     [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

WHE– Z [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


French Canadian Pioneers: The Dumonts of Quebec


Dumont, Gabriel  [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

Dumont, Edward aka Kapeepikwanew [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Dumont, Alexis [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

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