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Description found in Archives

Too much for the North West Mounted Police to maintain order. 

Date(s)

June 14, 1907

Place

Yorkton, SK

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-001308A
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
51
Other accession no.
1968-048 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Canada. Dept. of the Interior / Library and Archives Canada / C-001308A
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

This rush for homesteads occurred when the Doukhobors refused, based on their objection to taking on oath of allegiance, to register the homesteads they occupied

In June of 1907, the Dominion Government confiscated the land and made it available to others

Described by the RECON project.

Subject heading

1. Immigration & Colonization - Doukhobors.
2. Law Enforcement - Police - Federal.

Government

Other system control no.

3367627