Montana First Nation

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  • Montana First Nation is also known as Akamihk, which means “across a small body of water” in Cree.

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            6 Archival description results for Montana First Nation

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            File · 1970 (Creation)
            Part of Mapping and Surveying - Indigenous Resource Guide

            This accession contains records from Alberta Municipal Affairs and is comprised of maps of reserves.

            File GR1971.0074/1 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the geographic location of Blood Indian Reserves #148 and 148a [Kainai First Nation], Pigeon Lake Reserve #138a and Stony Plain Reserve #135. All are located in the Edmonton-Hobbema district. In particular, it shows the location of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Highway 2, Battle River, nearby town sites, and various smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970)

            File GR1971.0074/2 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the geographic location of the Peigan Indian Reserves #147 and 147b. Both are located in the Blood-Peigan district. The map depicts the location of the nearby town sites, and various smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

            File GR1971.0074/3 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the geographic location of Blackfoot Indian Reserve #146. It is located in the Blackfoot/Stony/Sarcee district. The map depicts the location of the nearby town sites, and various smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

            File GR1971.0074/6 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the Enoch, Samson [Enoch Cree Nation], Ermineskin [Ermineskin Cree Nation], Louis Bull and [Montana First Nation] Montana Indian Reserves #135, 137, 137a, 138, 138b and 139. They are located in the [Edmonton-Maskwacis] Edmonton-Hobbema district. The map depicts the location of the nearby town sites, and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

            File GR1971.0074/7 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the [Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Alexander First Nation, and Paul First Nation] Alexis, Alexander, and Paul Reserves #133, (Wabamun Lake) 133a, 133b, 133c, and 134. They are located in the Edmonton-Hobbema district. The map depicts the location of Lac Ste. Anne, Lake Wabamun, Highway 16, the Canadian Pacific Railway, nearby town sites, and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

            The accession contains the records of various Indigenous and Métis Associations in Alberta concerning Indigenous development, fish and wildlife, health, education, infrastructure, and sporting activities. The records contain correspondence, letters, memoranda, pamphlets, information sheets, reports, applications, resumes, positions descriptions, budget and financial information, news clippings, photographs, statistical data, and proposals between private organizations and public departments.

            The accession also contains the ministerial records created by A.O. Fimrite, Al Adair and Bob Bogle during their respective time periods as Minister without Portfolio Responsible for Native Affairs. Includes references to the Kainai First Nation, the Piikani Nation, the Niitsitapi, and the [Maskwacis] Hobbema Four Band Council (which includes Ermineskin Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, and the Montana First Nation).

            This accession contains information regarding funding for child welfare activities among Indigenous nations in Alberta. In particular, it contains correspondence from Indian and Northern Affairs and Blackfoot Social Services regarding surplus funds for the 1985/86 fiscal year and various financial reports for Treaty Indian groups detailing institutional placement and maintenance costs.

            It also contains two publications (from 1984 and 1985) entitled Management Information Bulletin that outlines existing social services such as child welfare, day care, employment opportunity programs, health, education and promotion services, income security, mental health, and widow’s pensions. Included next is financial data on the Yellowhead Regional Tribal Council and the Beaver Lake, Bigstone Cree, Blood, Boyer River, Cold Lake, Cree, Dene, Ermineskin, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Mckay, Fort McMurray, Frog Lake, Heart Lake, Janvier, Kehewin, Little Red River, Louis Bull, Lubicon Lake, Montana, and Paul Bands.

            [Beaver Lake First Nation, Montana First Nation, Paul First Nation, Frog Lake First Nation, Heart Lake First Nation, Kehewin Cree Nation, and Kainai First Nation are all referred to or included in these records]

            PR2895 · Fonds · 1993

            The fonds consists of a booklet entitled, "A Historical Perspective of Pigeon Lake Reserve #138A" written by Casey Rowan and Rik Yellowbird in 1993.

            Contents of the file include an historical and commemorative account of the Reserve’s history, notes on the Rundle mission, surrender of the land near the Village of Mameo Beach, and a list of the original families of the reserve. It also contains information on mineral resources and issues, leadership then and now, a vision for the future, the Pigeon Lake Satellite Health Unit, and leadership of the four bands of [Maskwacis] Hobbema (Samson Cree Nation, [Montana First Nation] Montana Band, [Ermineskin Cree Nation] Ermineskin Band, Louis Bull Band). The publication also contains a bibliography at the end and images throughout.

            Yellowbird, Rik