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Calendar Event
Event Date:
Dec 13/2023
Genealogy Meeting on Zoom

Start Time:
07:00 PM
End Time:
08:30 PM

Join us in welcoming, Nicole Watier

This presentation will cover the types of documents and resources you can find on the LAC website for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation genealogy.  

Nicole will cover: Review of Search tools and information about new LAC website; Indigenous people and the government of Canada –  records that reflect a historical relationship and terminology considerations; Vital statistics; Census; Record Group 10 (RG10) – The Department of Indian Affairs – Overview of collection including:  Estate files, Band lists, Enfranchisement files, and Residential School files; Record Group 15 (RG15) – Department of the Interior including:  Métis Nation Scrip documents; Record Group 85 (RG85) – Northern Affairs Program; Access to Information and Privacy – accessing restricted records; Other Sources including:  Newspapers, City Directories, Family Histories, Military records, and Published sources. 

At the end of the presentation, there will be a Q&A session.

Nicole Watier is a Genealogy Consultant at Library and Archives Canada, with several years of experience in Genealogy and Reference services. Nicole says one of the best rewards of the job is being able to assist someone to solve a family mystery!

What: Explore Your Roots: Starting your First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation genealogy at LAC

Where: Genealogy on Zoom

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 @ 7 pm

Fee: FREE for Genealogy Club Members

$10.00 for non-members

How to register: RSVP to

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