* * * Metis Genealogy * * *
The oldest genealogy records in Alberta are
often the records of Metis families, who came west with the fur
For example, the settlements at Lac Ste Anne and St. Albert were French-speaking Roman Catholic missions,
and the residents were mostly Metis, Cree, and Assiniboine (Stoney Sioux).
The Metis spoke mostly French, Cree and a mixed language called Michif.
Metis Scrip Archives - Federal records of Metis claims for land and cash settlements
5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert AB, T8N 3Z9
Phone: (780) 459-1528 Fax: (780) 459-1546
Hours: Mon - Sat. 10am to 5pm, Sun. 1pm to 5pm
Metis Nation of the Northwest
History of Alberta
Metis Specific Genealogy Links
University of Alberta ArchivesGlenbow Library & Archives Metis genealogy, CPR land sales records, local history publications from communities in Alberta, city directories from Alberta, and more.
Provincial Archives of Alberta
contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 780-427-1056. Located at 8555 Roper Road, Edmonton, Alberta, they have
copies of the Canadian census, passenger lists, homestead
records, photographs, family histories, and civil
registration of births, marriages, and deaths.