Call #: MSS C550/1/28.1 Part I.5
Author: Morton, Arthur Silver
Title: When Poundmaker marched on Battleford. 1927?
Description: 12 pages.
Notes: In 1927 the University hired Cameron to gather material dealing with the early days of settlement. Cameron's chief interest was in the Métis and Native people. Much of his information came from former servants of the Hudson's Bay Company. Cameron wrote The War Trail of Big Bear, an account of his experiences during the Frog Lake incident of 1885 (Shortt E99 .C88C1).
The article describes the aftermath of the battle of Duck Lake and the events leading up to the attack on Battleford. As well, it gives an account of the discussions between William McKay and Poundmaker concerning the Crees' grievances.
Morton Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Libraries.
History: William Bleasdell Cameron was a former servant of the Hudson's Bay Company.
Subject: Northwest Rebellion, 1885
Battleford, Saskatchewan - History - 1880s
McKay, William
Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Poundmaker) Plains Cree Chief
Other Author: Cameron, William Bleasdell

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