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SPECIAL EVENT - Alberta Genealogical Society

May 02, 2022

Alberta Genealogical Society EDMONTON BRANCH
Special event via zoom
Thursday, May 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Our library offers access to resources, including the Charles Denney Papers
-essential to those researching their Métis Family Tree.
To register go to: https://www.edmontongenealogy.ca/events (after registering, you will receive a
confirmation email that explains how to join the meeting, please retain the email)
PEELING BACK THE GRID
Restoring "First Families" of the Edmonton District to their proper places on the map,
with Documentary Filmmaker Dylan Reade. Animated maps and little-known genealogical resources help point the way to rebuilding the larger and older story that lies
beyond the false boundaries of our River Lot narratives; a rediscovery of community in
the days before scrip, survey or Reserves.
Featuring case studies from across the Edmonton District from recent work produced
for the UNESCO Beaver Hills Biosphere. Co-sponsored by: Société généalogique du Nord-Ouest
June 23, 2022 zoom session
will feature local multi-disciplinary artist Amber Paquette who will expand our
theme with “Uncovered Chapters: Stories of Metis Genealogy & Kinship