Rations Withheld from Thunderchild and Sweet Grass Reserves

Rations were withheld from members of the Thunderchild and Sweet Grass reserves after they refused to send their children to school.

Leads

Lux, Medicine that Walks, 87.

Result
This event demonstrates the government's method of withholding food distribution to force compliance with the assimilative residential school policies. By withholding rations, the government was failing to uphold their treaty obligations that stated the government had a duty to provide rations and aid when needed - no matter the situation.
Rural or Urban
both
Start Date
1890-03-00