Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.
Joseph F. Dion,
Correspondence. - 1931-1960 and n.d. - Series consists of Metis Association of Alberta correspondence concerning change of legislation by Order in Council for Metis, the organization of the Association, and welfare services for the Metis. Further correspondence contains comments on minutes of the Association meetings and attempts to extend reserve lands to Metis.
|M-331-1||Miscellaneous. - n.d.|
|M-331-2||Correspondence. - 1931-1939 View now.|
|M-331-3||Correspondence. - 1940-1949 View now.|
|M-331-4||Correspondence. - 1950-1951 View now.|
|M-331-5||Correspondence. - 1952-1953 View now.|
|M-331-6||Correspondence. - 1954-1955 View now.|
|M-331-7||Correspondence. - 1956-1957 View now.|
|M-331-8||Correspondence. - 1958 View now.|
|M-331-9||Correspondence. - 1958-1960 View now.|
|M-331-10||Correspondence. - 1959-1960 View now.|
Minutes, reports, notices, and membership lists. - n.d. and [ca.1930]-1960. - Series is in relation to the Metis Brotherhood Association, and their concern with raising the status of the Metis by increasing social welfare, education and health.
|M-331-11||Reports and submission to the government. - 1932-1935 View now.|
|M-331-12||Minutes of general meetings. - 1939, 1951-1953 and 1957|
|M-331-13||Minutes of local meetings. - 1955|
|M-331-14||Printed notices and reports. - 1940 and 1960. - File includes Act to amend and consolidate the Metis Population Betterment Act.|
|M-331-15||Circular mailing list. - n.d.-[ca.1930]|
|M-331-16||Membership lists. - 1933, 1952-1953 and 1954- 1955|
|M-331-17||Miscellaneous notes. - 1932 and 1956|
Indian Association of Alberta. - 1929- 1960 and n.d. - Series consists of Association's correspondence, information on the organization, "Hobbema News", copies of Indian Act and notes in Cree language.
|M-331-18||Correspondence. - 1946|
|M-331-19||Hugh Dempsey correspondence. - 1960|
|M-331-20||Indian Affairs organization. - 1938, 1944 and 1960|
|M-331-21||"Hobbema Moccasin News"- includes information on the Ermineskin Residential School. - 1960|
|M-331-22||House of Commons Debates. - 1946-1960. - File is in relation to Indian Act and Indian Affairs.|
|M-331-23||Notes in Cree language. - n.d.|
|M-331-24||Venereal diseases, T. B., Diphtheria, and Croup. - 1929, 1938 and 1951|
Personal and business papers. - 1923- 1960 and n.d. - Series consists of diaries, notebooks and memos.
|M-331-25||Personal papers. - 1930-1958- includes birth certificates and certificates of baptism.|
|M-331-26||Miscellaneous. - 1930-1958|
|M-331-27||Diaries. - 1923, [ca.1930-1940], 1939, [ca1946-1948], 1955, 1957, 1958 and 1959|
|M-331-28||Notebooks, memos, lists and minutes. - 1932, 1942- 1950, 1946-1953, 1958, n.d. and 1958-1960|
Stories, histories, interviews and rough notes. - 1872, n.d. and 1922-1960
|M-331-29||Rough Drafts of stories for "History of the Cree". - n.d.|
|M-331-30||Interviews and Cree Ethnology. - 1872 and n.d. - File includes Story of Famine of 1872, by Michel Cardinal; Reminiscence of Antoin Jibeau; Indian Dances and Societies; Programme of Old Time Dances; Indian and Half-breed Old Time Stories; The Indian Story; and Story told by Mrs. Gustave Dion.|
|M-331-31||First Nations Stories. - n.d. - File includes I was Buried Alive (2 copies); The Indian Dreams (4 copies); The Good Old Days among the Cree (2 copies); and My Friend Bruce (4 copies).|
|M-331-32||History of Onion Lake (2 copies). - n.d.|
|M-331-33||Stories, drafts and scripts. - 1955, 1957 and n.d. - File includes Mrs. Dion's contribution in the St. Paul Journal (1957); Golden Jubilee letter (1955); Life's Like That; Health Problem Among the Indian and Metis; Letter to Free Press Weekly; and Radio Programme (Saturday, Feb. 20).|
|M-331-34||Miscellaneous rough notes. - n.d.|
|M-331-35||Early History of Onion Lake. - n.d.|
|M-332||"My Tribe , the Cree"- includes drafts and galleys. - 1958-1960|
|M-4373||"History of Cree Indians of western Canada"- as published by the Bonnyville Tribune. - 1958-1960|
|M-331-36||Metis paper in Cree syllabics. - n.d.|
|M-331-oversize||Scrapbooks and daily registers. - 1922-1960 and n.d. - File includes scrapbook of "History of the Cree Indian in Western Canada"(April 1958- March 1959, April 1959-February 1960, and March 1960-September 1960); 40 unclipped news articles of Cree History; and daily registers of pupils for the Long Lake Day School (1922-1926, and 1941-1947).|
Photographs. - 1930-1960 and n.d. - Consists of views of Joseph Dion, friends, Metis Dancers, and Onion Lake School.
Many of the photographs have been scanned. View now.
|NA-927-1||Metis dancing group, on stage. - 1931|
|NA-927-2||Metis dancing group. - [ca. 1931]|
|NA- 2815-1||Joseph Dion. - Oct. 5, 1960|
|NA-2815-2||Handkerchief dance by Metis, Quebec Festival. - 1930|
|PA-347-1||Handkerchief dance by Metis, Quebec Festival. - 1930|
|PA-347-2||Joseph Dion. - Oct. 5, 1960|
|PA-347-3||Onion Lake School. - n.d.|
|PA-347-4||Rev. Pere Jules Teston, O. M. I.- Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur. - n.d.|
|PA-347-5||Isabelle Little Bear- Cree, born 1873, granddaughter of Big Bear. - 1958|