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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Bellegarde | Metis, Cree,  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 Posts.  
  • Regions:  Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Cree,  Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Amyotte, Baron, Bonneau, Cardinal, Delorme, Desjandons, Dumont, Fayant, Ferguson, Fidler,  Gaudry, Hamelin, Jodan (Jordan ?), Julie, Klyne, Landry, Laverdure, Leveille, McKay, Pastemins / Missinyahukan,  Parisien, Pelletier, Poitras, Racette.
  • Misc.: – 1. One Red River Metis lineage begins with the couple Louis Bellegarde (son of Alexis Bellegarde and Marguerite Dufort) and Elizabeth Cardinal (daughter of Jeremy Cardinal and Marie Louise Adam) through their offspring: Alphonsine Bellegarde (m. Joseph Poitras), Francois Bellegarde (m. Euphrosine Laverdure), Louis Bellegarde (m. Mary Moreau), and Pierre Bellegarde (m. Marie Fidler).  2. Please scroll down for External Links.




Fish Creek |  The Territories (1901)

Bellgardes in File Hills & Muskowpehung  |  Assiniboia East (1901)

Bellgarde Le Cree in File Hills & Muskowpehung  |   Assiniboia East (1901)

Bellegardes in Little Black Bear, Star Blanket, Okanesse and Peepeekeesis’ Indian Reserve  |  Qu’Appelle (1906)

Ballagardes in File Hill Indian Reserve  |  Saltcoat (1911)

Ballegandes in File Hill Indian Reserve  |  Saltcoat (1911)

Bellegardes in File Hill Indian Reserve  |  Saltcoat (1911)





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


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


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


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]  


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


U  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]






Index: The Cree in Canadian Census Records

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



French Canadian Pioneers: The Bellegardes of Quebec



Belgarde, Theodore “Obe zan e ke shiz” [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Bellegarde, Louis  [Red River Ancestry]





February 24, 2021 - Posted by | . |

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