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            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.

            GR1970.0338/64 · File · 1957-1959
            Part of Fire prevention program records

            The file contains information on both fire regulations and destruction of Indigenous property by fire. In particular, the records outline fire regulation procedures at Indian residential schools in Alberta. These records were created by various Indian Agencies and the provincial Office of the Fire Commissioner, Indian Affairs Branch. The file includes fire inspection reports for the Holy Angels School in Fort Chipewyan, the School and Dormitory at Gleichen (Old Sun School and Dormitory), Sacred Heart Indian Residential School, St. Barnabas Residential School (Sarcee Residential), St. Bruno's Joussard School, St. Cyprian Residential School, St. Henry's School, the Frog Lake Day Schools [Frog Lake First Nation], and the Kehewin School [Kehewin Cree Nation], among others. Each report discusses substandard conditions, poor construction and substandard equipment in the various schools.

            Series · 1902-1960

            This series includes government files relevant to the residential schools in Fort Chipewyan. It includes operational records, fire investigations and reports, and school registers of the Holy Angels Residential School.