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Flamand | Metis, Chippewa, Ojibwa, Yale, BC Cariboo, Mixed-heritage: Cree | Surname Anchor Post

Index:  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.



  • Regions:  
    • Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  
    • Metis, Chippewa, Ojibwa, Yale, BC Cariboo, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames:  
    • Alary / Allarie
    • Beaubien, Beaulieu (Upd. 2023), Belamikawe, Belhumeur, Bourassa, Bousquet, Boyer, Brocain, Bruce, Burise / Brouuse  (Upd. 2023
    • Cardinal, Charon / Ducharme, Chartrand (Upd. 2023), Collins
    • Descoteaux, Denewo,  Ducharme, Ecule
    • Fleury
    • Germain (Upd. 2023), Gladu, Gonneville,
    • Hebert, Houle (Upd. 2023), Huppe / Hupe
    • Klyne / Cline
    • Lafreniere, Larence, Lepine, Lerat
    • Madjinita, Madjiwita, Malaterre, McKay, McLean (Upd. 2023), Monette, Morand, Moreau, Morin (Upd. 2023), 
    • Niganigijig
    • Paquin (Upd. 2023), Pelletier / Peltier, Poitras, Proulx (Upd. 2023)
    • Roy
    • Salway, Sanderson (Upd. 2023), St. Germain, Swain
    • Turcotte (Upd. 2023)
    • Wakegijig.
  • Misc.:
    • 1. Spelling variations of Flamand include Flammand & Flamant.
    • 2.  Four Metis Flamands are recognized as having been involved in the 1885 North-West Resistance (formerly known as The North-West Rebellion). They are: Alexandre Flamand, Joseph Flamand (m. Theresa Houle), Maxime Flamand and finally Corbet Flamand who was a Captain.
    • 3. 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. 




Terr.  |  Pincher Creek  (1901)


Yale & Cariboo  |  Flemmants in Cariboo  (1901)

Yale – Cariboo  |  Flamons in Cariboo  (1911)


Macdonald  |  Portage La Prairie k-10 (1901)  

Macdonald  |  Portage La Prairie k-13 

Provencher  |  Kildonan  (1901) 

Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-1  (1901)  

Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-2  (1901)

Provencher  |  Township 8  (1911) 

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent  (1901)

Winnipeg  |  Flemand in Ward 1  (1901)


Algoma East | Indian Reserve   (1921) 

Algoma  |  Unorg. Terr. M(3)  (1901)

Algoma  |  “Flamands” in Unorg. Terr.  (1901)

Algoma  | “Flawauds” in Unorg. Terr.   (1901)

Algoma  |  Wookwamakang (1881)  

Algoma East  |  Manitowaning I.R.  (1911)


Trois-Rivieres | Mosamegos | Atikamekw (1911)   2023


Terr.  |  Assiniboia E.  |  Cotham  (1901)

Terr.  |  Battleford North (1901)

Terr.  |  Battleford South  (1901)



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

BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [MB]

C … [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

F …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB-MB-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  

GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

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

KASA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB] 

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

M …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON] 

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

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

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

Q …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

ROBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts]   2023

S …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   2023

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

V …    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]



French Canadian Pioneers: The Flamands of Quebec



HBC Fort Pelly (63/64), Servants/Free Traders [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Flamont, Emile & Mike with coyote furs (Image) [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Flamont Family of Crooked Lake (Image [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance [Louis Riel Institute]


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