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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Bernier | Metis, Mixed-heritage: Montagnais | 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:  Manitoba, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mixed-heritage: Montagnais
  • Associated surnames:  Groslouis, Grouette, Kanihtawikahat, Mikisew, Mink, Old Spoon, White Bow
  • Misc.:
  • Scrip records associate Mikisew to the Bernier surname.



Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-1 (1901) 

Provencher | Township 8  (1911)


BENA   | [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

KANA   | [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

OKAN | CDN Marriage Extracts [Western Canada Metis Scrip]



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order


Iroquois Indians To Observe Centenary (1945) Surnames: Bernier, Tonsahoten

Past And Future Meet in Caughnawa (1949) | Surnames: Beauvais, Bechard, Bernier …

French Canadian Pioneers: The Berniers of Quebec

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