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N-1992-260: 1-1 · File · 1871
Part of Canada. Census Branch

handwritten one page census report for 1871 'Statement of the Indian population of the Mackenzie River District', listing total numbers of Indian residents by Men/Women/Childen (boy/girl). Posts reported include: Youcon [Yukon], LaPierre's House, Peel River, Fort Good Hope, Fort Norman, Bear Lake, Fort Nelson, Fort Liard, Fort Simpson, Fort Providence, Hay River, Fort Resolution and Fort Rae.

27 typewritten pages of translated notes by Gaston Carriere, o.m.i. on the construction of the Fort Good Hope Chapel in the 1800s. He recorded information about the history of the church and commented on the structure, decoration and architecture of the building.

Please note that the text includes outdated and disrespectful terms to refer to Dene people. We have reproduced these terms in the digitized document because they are a part of the original historical record. If you have questions or feedback please contact NWT Archives.