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Robinson | Metis, Algonquin, BC First Nations, Cree, Mi’kmaq, Ojibwa, Mixed-heritage: Chippewa, 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, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, BC First Nations, Cree,Mi’kmaq, Ojibwa, Mixed-heritage: Chippewa, Cree, French
  • Associated surnames:  Anderson, Auger, Belcourt / Bellecourt, Bernard / Berland, Bevan, Boucher, Breland, Brillere  / Briere / Bruyere,Bright,  Calder, Cardinal,  Cartier / Najatsik, Chartier, Christmas, Clifton, Collin, Daigneau, Forbister, Gosnell, Grant, Green, Had-Des-Snarth, Halcrow, Hall,Jerome, Leyhton, L’Hirondelle, Main, Mason, Morini (Morin?), Morrison, Munroe / Munroe, Pictou, Nelson, Ouellet, Pollard, Powless, Starr, Stevens, Stewart, Tolmie, Wabishaw, Walker, Williams, Wilson.
  • Misc.:  1. Some Robinsons are also known as Robertsons. 2. Scroll down for external link to biography of Alexandre Robinson, a Potawatomi Metis. 3.  the Hudson’s Bay Archives have service records for three Robinsons (scroll down for links).  Note: HBC service records relate to employees who worked in traditional indigenous territories and who may or may not have started mixed-heritage families.



Aboriginal Agencies  |  Babine A-1 (1901)

Aboriginal Agencies  |  Fraser Agency B-3   (1901)

Comox-Atlin  |  Atlin 48  (1911)

Comox-Atlin  |  Atlin 49 (1911)

Comox-Atlin  |  Atlin 51 (1911)

New Westminster  |  Dewdney C-2   (1901)

Vancouver Island  |  Esquimalt D-1   (1901)

Yale-Cariboo  |  Okanagan  (1911)


Macdonald  |  Ochre River  (1901)  

Selkirk  |  Jack Head, Fisher River, Peguis Hodgson (1921)


Colchester  |  Truro  (1881) 

Hants  |  Shubenacadie 0-1 (1901) 

Lunenburg  |  Indian Reserve (1921)


Algoma  |  Batchawana  (1901)

Algoma, Garden River  (1881)  

Algoma  |  Garden River I.R. (K) (1901)

Algoma  |  Garden River I.R.  (1911)

Algoma East  |  I.R. : Spanish, Serpent River, Thessalon, Mississauga (1921)  

Algoma West | Garden River Reserve  (1921)  

Algoma  |  Manitowaning I.R.  (1911)

Algoma  |  Rat Portage – Town N(2)-3  (1901)

Algoma  |  Vankoughnet (1881) 


Chateauguay  |  Sault St. Louis  (1901)

Laprairie & Napierville  |  Sault St. Louis (1911)

Pontiac  |  Opasatika  (1911)

Pontiac  |  Timiskaming   (1901)

Pontiac  |  Temiskaming I.R.  (1921)


The Territories  |  Prince Albert West  (1901)

Qu’Appelle   |  Indina Reservation  (1921)


Northwest Territories  |  Cross Lake Post  (1911)

Northwest Territories  |  Norway House (1911)

Northwest Territories  |  Oxford House  (1911)

Unorganized Territories  |  Keewatin C-4  (1901)

Unorganized Territories  |  Keewatin C-6  (1901)   


BAST [CDN Marriage Extracts]  

BLAN     [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

C …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

CARI …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

D  ….  [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

F  ….  [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

H …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

LAUG  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  

LESO  [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

M …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

MARB   [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

MOBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

N …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

ROBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

W  … [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

WHE–Z    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


Robinson, Alexandre [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Robinson, Alfred [Hudson’s Bay Company Archives]

Robinson, George [Hudson’s Bay Company Archives]

Robinson, William Michael [Hudson’s Bay Company Archives]


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