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Lafond | Metis, Cree, 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:  
    • Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:
    • Metis, Cree, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames:
    • Arcand, Asselin / Ascelin, Boucher, Crane, Durant, Gaudry, Kitchen, Laliberte, McKay, Miljure, Morin, Pepin, Pontbriand dit Sansregret, Primeau, Pritchard, Racette, Sanderson, Wolfe.
  • Misc.: –  
    • 1. Many Lafords are Lafonds.
    • 2. Two Metis Lafonds were involved in the 1885 North-West Resistance (formerly known as The North-West Rebellion). They were Basil Lafond (m. Isabelle Durand) and Elisa Lafond‘s wife Jean Baptiste Primeau Jr. . 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. 
    • 3. Scroll down to External Links below for biographical notes on Jean Baptiste “Tchehasaso” La Fond of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation Reserve and Basil Lafond (m. Isabelle Durand).
    • .



Battleford  |  Lafonds in Battleford (47) (1911)

The Territories  |  Battleford South   (1901)

The Territories  |  Carleton Agency  (1901)

The Territories  |  Flett Springs (1901)

The Territories  |  Muskeg Lake  (1901)

The Territories  |  Prince Albert North   (1901)

The Territories  |  Willoughby  (1901)

Prince Albert  |  Petaquakeys I.R.  (1911) 



ASAI …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

KASA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

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

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

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

MOBE     [CDN Marriage Extracts   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

R  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

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



French Canadian Pioneers: The Lafonds of Quebec



Lafond, Basil [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

LaFond, Jean Baptiste [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

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



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