The Papaschase signed onto Treaty 6 on Aug. 21, 1877, and got a reserve on the south side of Edmonton. But Chief Bruneau and his relatives argue they were illegally kicked off and scattered to other communities because the Canadian Pacific Railway wanted the right of way. Their case was headed for trial. But federal lawyers got it thrown out in 2008 on the grounds the Papaschase are not a formally recognized band, and too much time had passed. Bruneau's geneology chart.

The Papaschase signed onto Treaty 6 on Aug. 21, 1877, and got a reserve on the south side of Edmonton. But Chief Bruneau and his relatives argue they were illegally kicked off and scattered to other communities because the Canadian Pacific Railway wanted the right of way. Their case was headed for trial. But federal lawyers got it thrown out in 2008 on the grounds the Papaschase are not a formally recognized band, and too much time had passed. Bruneau's geneology chart.

Metis from the Papaschase Band withdraw from treaty.

Metis from the Papaschase Band withdraw from treaty.

Metis from the Papaschase Band withdraw from treaty.

Metis from the Papaschase Band withdraw from treaty.

(Members of Papaschase band in the Fort Edmonton area, circa unknown. Courtesy: Papaschase band website) Brandi Morin APTN National News EDMONTON — Long before the City …

(Members of Papaschase band in the Fort Edmonton area, circa unknown. Courtesy: Papaschase band website) Brandi Morin APTN National News EDMONTON — Long before the City …

Papaschase | Strathcona Community League

Papaschase | Strathcona Community League

By Jan Olson   Local artist, poet, teacher and long-time Strathcona resident Jean Carmichael McKenzie designed the sculpture of a blacksmith at work.  Her art was inspired by memories of her grandfather John Carmichael who was a pioneer blacksmith in Old Strathcona and by her life-long love of horses.  Jean lives in her grandfather’s...  Read more »

By Jan Olson Local artist, poet, teacher and long-time Strathcona resident Jean Carmichael McKenzie designed the sculpture of a blacksmith at work. Her art was inspired by memories of her grandfather John Carmichael who was a pioneer blacksmith in Old Strathcona and by her life-long love of horses. Jean lives in her grandfather’s... Read more »

Metis from Papaschase Band who were placed on the Edmonton Stragglers List.

Metis from Papaschase Band who were placed on the Edmonton Stragglers List. by lbarkwell in Types > Research > History, metis, and alberta

Chief Papaschase – Edmontonian In the Spotlight – Pt 2. Welcome back to our spotlight on Cree chief Papaschase! In Part I, his Cree-identified band of mixed descent had signed Treaty 6 at Fort Edmonton, but then had to wait almost a decade for their reserve, only to enter into a conflict of names and places, with drastic repercussions for ... Read More

Chief Papaschase - Edmontonian In the Spotlight - Pt Welcome back to our spotlight on Cree chief Papaschase! In Part I, his Cree-identified band of mixed descent had signed Treaty 6 at Fort Edmonton…

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