Meeting with HBC at Fort Carlton to determine where the Metis would home

Meeting at Fort Carlton including local Metis elders chaired by HBC representative Lawrence Clark with the purpose of selecting a site for a new Metis settlement. Eventually, an area centered on the St. Laurent de Grandin mission on the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River was selected.


PAA, OMI, Little chronicle of St. Laurent, Introduction (translation).

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In 1882 a relatively large group of Metis made their way to Saskatchewan, turning Batoche, St. Laurent and St. Louis into permanent Metis settlements.

This meeting led to a high volume of Metis migrating to the South Saskatchewan River area in the following years.
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