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            The sub-sub-series includes records from the following Roman Catholic schools: McLeod, Brosseau, Cold Lake, Fort Kent, Fort Vermilion, Grand Centre, Gurneyville, Lac-la-Biche (St. Catherine School), Legal Secondary School, Pickardville, Pincher Creek, Saint-Edouard, Trochu - Pontmain School District, Bonnyville Public School, St. Albert High School.

            The records can include maintenance and construction files, general correspondence, correspondence with school council and minutes, financial reports and grant files, academic progress reports, student accounts, attendance registries, inscription registries, yearbooks, school personnel files, contracts and sale records, inventories, and some photographs.

            File · 1939
            Part of School oversight records

            This file contains information about the 1939 Royal Visit, including a list of Private and Residential/Day Schools that were inspected. The file also contains lists of the names of individuals who inspected the schools, school names, and locations of schools. Includes information from some schools near Maskwacis.

            This accession contains correspondence records on social studies regarding the incorporation of Cree language instruction in Alberta schools. In particular, records include: a file on a 1975 pilot program on Cree language at Blue Quills, Bishop Piche, and Ponoka Schools; correspondence from interested teachers and school officials across Alberta; feedback from the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians; and Cree language materials developed by the Blue Quills Native Education Council.

            Records also include a brief description of a curriculum proposal for a course entitled “Cree 15,” developed by Blue Quills Native Education Council. It contains a file on the Earthbound Proposal, a program intended to meet individualized skills of a select group of Grade 12 students, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous. The program was intended to help these students develop communication skills, responsibility, self-reliance, and practical skills.

            File · [1920-1945]
            Part of School oversight records

            The accession includes residential school registers and reports, on microfilm, submitted to the Provincial government in the pre and post war period. In some instances, attendance records indicate a child’s death with a notation of the cause. Children’s names are occasionally organized by ‘Treaty’ or ‘Non-Treaty’ designation.

            The records include files relevant to the following schools: Lac La Biche Mission School, Atikameg school, St Augustine (Shaftsbury/ Peace River mission school), Wabasca school, St. John’s (Anglican Wabasca school), Desmarais school, Holy Angels (Fort Chipewyan mission school), and St Francis Xavier (Sturgeon Lake/ Calais mission school). All records include a description of the school’s grounds and outbuildings.

            These records also contain teacher reports, student attendance, and hiring information for schools across Alberta.

            PR1974.0156/39 · File · [195-?]
            Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

            Recordings of Canticles, sermons, choral songs, gospels, masses, commandments, stories, Christmas songs, baptisms, weddings, and traditional songs in various Indigenous languages including Cree (predominant), Inuit languages (unspecified), Salteaux, and Montangnais. Includes recordings from Sacred Heart and Joussard (St. Bruno's) School. Also includes recordings from Blue Quills St. Paul.

            PR1973.0248/998 · File · [188-?]-[193-?]
            Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

            This album contains photos from various Residential Schools, including the school Blue Quills Saddle Lake Residential School, and the Ermineskin Residential School.

            Oblate Run, Operating Dates: 1893-1970s
            The mission at Lac La Biche was established in the 1850s, with a school attended by Indigenous children established shortly after. Roman Catholic missionaries established a boarding school at Lac la Biche in 1891, and this became a residential school known as Notre Dame des Victoires (or Lac La Biche Mission school). This school ran from 1893 until 1898, at which point the school buildings were moved to the Saddle Lake First Nation, and the school was renamed Blue Quills. The residential school was relocated once more in 1931 to a location near St. Paul, Alberta. The school was operated by the Oblates until the 1970s, after which Blue Quills become Canada’s first residential school controlled by First Nations people.

            Series · 1891-1975

            This series contains government records relevant to the Blue Quills residential schools. The Blue Quills schools were located in Lac La Biche, Saddle Lake, and St. Paul.

            PR1973.0248/908 · File · [194-?]-[195-?]
            Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

            This file contains photos relating to Residential Schools—some schools are not identified, some are labelled as SAS (likely Saint Anthony School at Onion Lake), and some are labelled as St Paul Industrial School.