Item iw-glen-340 - Evidence and Proceedings of the Half-Breed Commission

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Evidence and Proceedings of the Half-Breed Commission

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GLEN glen-314-iw-glen-340

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  • Feburary-March 1935 (Creation)
    Brady, James

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1 folder (114 p.)

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Brady, James

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James Patrick Brady, 1908-1967?, was born near St. Paul, Alberta, the son of James Brady, Sr., an Irish immigrant, and Philomena Garneau, a Metis from Strathcona. Throughout his life he was an advocate of native rights, and a strong supporter of democratic socialism. He was a founding member of the Metis Association of Alberta, which worked to secure land for Metis squatters. He promoted cooperative ventures to give his people an economic base. In 1941 he became supervisor of the government-sponsored Wolf Lake Metis Colony. He fought overseas during the Second World War, and on his return moved to Saskatchewan where he worked for the CCF government's Department of Mineral Resources, establishing Metis cooperatives. He retired to La Ronge, Saskatchewan about 1950 due to differences with the CCF government. He disappeared in June 1967 while on a prospecting trip in northern Saskatchewan. For further information see The One-and-a-Half Men / Murray Dobbin. - Vancouver : New Star Books, 1981.

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Alberta. Half-Breed Commission

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  • The material is in English.

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  • General note: Consists of proceedings of the Provincial Commission appointed to investigate the health, education and living conditions of Metis in Alberta. Includes evidence given by Joe Dion, Bishop Guy, Reverend Day, Malcolm Norris, Felix Calihoo, Pete Tomkins, and James Brady.

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