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Nault | Metis, Mi’kmaq (?), Mixed-heritage: Cree, French | 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 PostsMetis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mi’kmaq (?), Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames:  Bellerose, Beaulieu, Bisson, Boucher, Brabant, Carriere, Charette, Curtaz, Cyr, Dumont, Gauthier, Genton / Genthon, Grouette, Hamelin, Laderoute, Lariviere, Morin, Morrisseau, Parenteau, Piche, Plante, Proulx, Ritchot, St. Sauveuse, Sutherland, Vandal, White.
  • Misc.:  
  • 1.  Jean Baptiste and Catherine Neault  and  Amable Nault and Josephte  / Josette Lagemoniere of Berthier, Quebec were two early (1820) French Canadian Nault couples in Red River country
  • 2. Neault & Naud are two spelling variations of the Nault surname. I’ve also noted an individual known as Nault or Henault.
  • 3. The 1885 North-West Resistance by the Metis and the Cree, Kainai, Piikani, Saulteaux and Siksika peoples took place against a backdrop of starvation, broken treaties and encroachment by new settlers in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The resistance fighters eventually lost and Canada’s federal government asserted its control over the area.   Metis Naults involved in the Resistance included:  Andre Jr. Nault (aka Nin Nin) who was a Captain of the Metis at Cut Knife Hill.  Elie Nault (m. Marie-Anne Charette), Joseph Nault / Henault (m. Elise Piche), Andre Nault (m. Anastasie Landry)., Napoleon Nault (m. Melanie Vandal)  [Source: Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute]. See External Links  below for more information. 



The Territories  |  Egg Lake (1901)  Naud



Macdonald  |  Ochre River  (1901) 

Provencher  |  Nauds in Morris East (1881)  Upd. August 2022

Provencher  |  St. Vital & St. Boniface Parish (1911)  

Provencher  |  Township 5  (1911) 

Provencher  |  Township 8  (1911) 

Provencher  |  De Salaberry a-3  (1901)

Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-1 (1901) 

Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-3  (1901) 

Selkirk  |  St. Francois-Xavier n-1 (1901)



Halifax  |  Upper Musquodoboit (1901)   Neaul



The Territories  | Stony Lake  (1901)



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


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK] 


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


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


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


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB] 


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


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


MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


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


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


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [AB-MB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


R  …   [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 Naults of Quebec



North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

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

Nault, Joseph & Perreault, Rose Anna (Image) [Gabriel Dumont Institute]



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