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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

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Friday, February 25 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Finding Indigenous Ancestors through public records

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Participants will be given an overview of our Canadian Indigenous groups, a brief history of Indigenous negotiations, treaties, settlements and what genealogical records are available to public . A step by step walk through of accessing Indigenous records via Library and Archives Canada will be presented as well as information about the records of the residential school system.


Angela Boyes

Educator, Genealogist, Author, Speaker, DigUpYourRoots
A former rural school administrator, Angela is completing a M. Sc in Genealogy, Paleographic and Heraldic Studies with the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Scotland. Angela’s teaching career began in the 1980s in Calgary teaching in the French Immersion Programs. The last 15... Read More →

Friday February 25, 2022 10:45am - 12:00pm MST