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Fisher | Metis, Algonquin, BC First Nations, Chippewa, Iroquois, Ojibway, Saulteaux, 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:  British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, BC First Nations, Chippewa, Iroquois, Ojibway, Saulteaux, Mixed-heritage
  • Associated surnames:   Amikwabe, Beaulieu, Bergis, Bousquet, Boyer, Brabant, Cawaneska / Kochens, Cayole / Dumont, Chalifoux, Courville, Desjarlais, Desmarais, Dufond / Inini, Falcon, Fleury, Hill, Kakionhenton / Metchel, Kawennahere, Klyne, Lacelle, Lacouture, Laframboise,Laliberte, Langevin, Leach, Ledoux, Letendre, Lisee, Martin, McLeod, Montour, Nonaponkouns, Ojoimasaguogie, Osahgee, Pelletier, Pilon, Plante, Poitras, Pontheguagui, Powless, Primeau, Racette, Ross, Scott, Sinclair, Spence, Stacey, Sylvestre, Tourond, Vandale, Vermette, Villebrun, Wabikwans / Wabicon, Wapikoens / Wabukance,.
  • Misc.: –  1. One Algonquin lineage descends from Michel Fisher / Wabikwans / Wabicons and Catherine Mauroit / Ikewich  [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin]. 2. The Metis Nation of Ontario recognize Joseph Fisher and Lisette Netawassang as a Metis root couple. Their lineage descends through their daughter Agnes Kadjish and Patrick Sylvester McGuire. 3. Red River Ancestry lists a lineage through Manitoba surveyor Frederick John George Fischer and Sarah Stevenson. 3. The Hudson’s Bay Company has service records for five Fishers (2 Alexanders, 1 Baptiste and 2 Henrys) as well as one Frederick Fischer. You can reach those records by clicking on the External Links at the bottom of this post. Note: These HBC service records relate to employees who worked in traditional indigenous territories and who may or may not have started mixed-heritage families. 4. Scroll down to foot of post for External Links to some Western Metis Fisher biographies and HBC service records.



Yale-Cariboo | Kamloops Indian Agency  (1911)


Algoma | Lake Superior XX-6  (1901)

Lambton West | Sarnia I.R. (1911)

Lambton West | Walpole Island I.R. (1911)

Middlesex | Caradoc – Mount Elgin Industrial Institute (1852) *ethnicity not recorded Dec 2021

Middlesex West | Chippewa I.R. (1911)

Middlesex West | Indian Reserves  (1921)

Nipissing | Beaucage Indian Reserve (1901)

Nipissing | Bonfield  (1901)

Renfrew North | Algona South  (1901)

Renfrew North | Golden Lake I.R.  (1921)

Renfrew North | Indian Reserve  (1911)

Thunder Bay & Rainy River | White Dog Post  (1911)


Huntingdon | St Regis  (1911)


Humboldt | Indian Reserve (1911)

Humboldt (Gordon and Muskow-ekwum Indian Reserves) (1906)

Territories | Duck Lake (1901)

Territories | Nut Lake (1901)

Territories | Prince Albert West (1901)


Assiniboia | Fort Qu’Appelle (1901)

Assiniboia | Touchwood (U)2 (1901)

Assiniboia East | Dauphinais (1901)

Assiniboia East | File Hills | Mixed (1901)

Assiniboia East | Muskowpehung & File Hills (1901)

Assiniboia East | Touchwood Agency AG-6 (1901)

Northwest Territories | One Man’s Lake  (1911)

Unorganized Terr. | Athabaska A-8  (1901)


BAST [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis]

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

CARI [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON-Western Canada Metis]

CLOU  [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON]

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

DOKIS [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON-Western Canada Metis Sweep]

F  …. [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON-QC-SK-Western Canada Metis Sweep]

K  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

LAHO [CDN Marriage Extracts][SK-Western Canada Metis Sweep]

LAUG   [CDN Marriage Extracts][Western Canada Metis Sweep]

MARB [CDN Marriage Extracts]

MEGA [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

OKAN | CDN Marriage Extracts

P  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts][SK]

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts][Western Canada Metis Sweep]

R  … [CDN Marriage Extracts][Western Canada Metis Sweep]

SIMO [CDN Marriage Extracts][Western Canada Metis Sweep]

SNOW [CDN Marriage Extracts][SK-Western Canada Metis Sweep]

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

V  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

W  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]


Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


List of Iroquois Confederacy Surnames (Ontario, Quebec)


Fischer, Frederic [Hudson’s Bay Company]

Fischer, Frederick [Red River Ancestry]

Fisher, Alexander [Hudson’s Bay Company]

Fisher, Alexander | [Hudson’s Bay Company]

Fisher, Alexandre Jr. [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Fisher, Baptiste [Hudson’s Bay Company]
Fisher, Georges [Gabriel Dumont Institute]
Fisher, Henri [Gabriel Dumont Institute]
Fisher, Henry [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Fisher, Henry Jr. [Hudson’s Bay Company]

Fisher, Henry Sr. [Hudson’s Bay Company]

November 22, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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