Walter Deiter Makes Request for the Removal of the Pass System

Walter Deiter was a Cree activist (from Peepeekisis Reserve) who became the leader of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations in 1966. In 1967 he sent a letter to Indian Affairs asking that the Pass System be removed. Indian Affairs responded that if individual bands asked to have it removed, it would be. As a result, many bands wrote to Indian Affairs to inform them that they were no longer abiding by the Pass System.

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