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Description found in Archives

Headquarters census records, Indian register and membership registers and lists, and vital statistics [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1917-1989

Place of creation

Canada

17.50 m.
Textual records
32: Restricted by law
Box
from 1 to 44
32: Restricted by law
Former archival reference no.
Former BAN no.
123-000302-9
Other accession no.
1995-96/302 GAD

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. Credit the National Archives of Canada.
Textual records: Copyright belongs to the Crown. Credit the National Archives of Canada.

Textual records: Consult finding aid 10-221. Created by: GAD, Dept. \\ Access status: These records are available without restriction for consultation and copying. \\ Location: RSD, GAD, Unit \\ Type of FA: Box list 10-221 (Other)

Additional information

This accession contains membership rolls, Indian Agent census and DVS long form birth certificates for various bands in Canada. The information was collected from various regional offices of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, by the Genealogical Research Unit of the Indian Registrar. The Registrar records the names of all persons entitled to Indian status under the Indian Act, and information regarding vital events such as deaths, births and marriages which affect that status. Most of these forms were filled out by Indian Agents under the Indian Act for the years 1800-1980.

For microfilm and/or microfiche copies of this material, see Accession 1995-96/584.

NOTE: Boxes 45-62 have been brought up to permanent status in volumes 13279-13296.

Original extent note
17.50 m [textual records]

Government

Other system control no.