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Dion, Dionne, Blandion | Metis, Cree, Iroquois Mixed-heritage | 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, Manitoba, Quebec, Saskatchewan
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Cree. Iroquois Mixed-heritage
  • Associated surnames:   Atkinson, Bellerose, Blayonne, Berland / Breland, Boucher, Buffalo, Cardinal, Carriere, Craddock, Cutknife, Dauphinais, Desjardins, Desharlais / Okannes, Four Eyes, Gariepy, Gaucher, Jenkins, Klyne, L’Hirondelle, Malaterre, Migneault, Monsalew, Moreau, Morin, Patenaude, Petit-Couteau, Picard. Piyesimwop, Primeau, Rain, Sioui, Surprenant, Therien, Tremblay, Wabiscaw, Whitford, Young, Youg Chief.
  • Misc.: –  1. 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. Virginie Blandion and her husband Charles Saluste Gariepy were involved in the Resistance. [Source: Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute]. See External Links  below for more information. 



Battle River | Indian Reserve (1921)

Territories | St. Pierre f-4 (1901)

Territories | Two Lakes (1901)

Victoria  |  Cold Lake (1911)


Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-4  


Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 1 – 20

Caughnawaga I.R. | Iroquois, Mohawk (1921)


The Territories  | Egg Lake (1901)

The Territories  | Muskeg Lake (1901)


ASAI [CDN Marriage Extracts]

BAST [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [AB]  

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

BRAS    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB] 

C …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

COON    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB-ON]

D … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

DELM     [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB-ON-SK-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

F …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

JACQ   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]

LESO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts [AB-ON] 

PETE    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

R  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

WHE– Z   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK-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


News of Chief Joseph’s Death (1881)

Six Nations Modern Surnames

French Canadian Pioneers: The Dions of Quebec


Ogima Wabaska Black Powder Blandion

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

North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia] Blandion

November 4, 2021 - Posted by | . | , , , , ,


  1. pourquoi evelyne theriault le nom de dicaire apparaît pas dans votre liste


    Comment by Gilles Boismenu | November 5, 2021 | Reply

    • Bonjour Gilles, C’est sur que la liste n’est pas complet. Quand j’ai commence le projet j’i commence avec les noms qui etaient le focus de mes recherches. En ce moment je me concentre sur les surnoms qui sont deja inclus sur mes “French Canada Pioneers”. Vous etes interesse dans les Decaires/Dicaires? Evelyn


      Comment by Evelyn Yvonne Theriault | November 5, 2021 | Reply

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