Indigenous Enfranchisement Records 1880- 1970 in Canadian Orders in Council (Ottawa)
Title: Indigenous Enfranchisement Records 1880- 1970 in Canadian Orders in Council
Speaker: Joanna Crandell
Details: The names of Indigenous people enfranchised voluntarily and involuntarily by Orders in Council have been indexed and put online to help Canadians trace Indigenous ancestry. The presentation will include an explanation of Indigenous enfranchisement and its purpose, The information shown on our website, The challenges accessing these records from 1970 to 1985 unless you are a direct descendant. The enfranchisement record can be an access point to Indigenous files held by Library and Archives Canada
When: 17 Jun 2023 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time (Coffee,tea and cookies available at 12:30)
You are invited to a Hybrid meeting. We will be live in the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive (Room 115) but will also be using Zoom to webcast if you cannot join us in person. Register in advance for this Zoom presentation:
All Ottawa Branch monthly presentations are open to the public at no charge.