April 12, 1921 (13th Parliament, 5th Session)

L LIB

*Mr. MOLLOY:

Laurier Liberal

1. Did the Government of Canada in the year 1883 make and conclude a treaty with the Blood Indians in which it was provided that there should be reserved for the use of the said Blood Indians forever that tract of land in Southern Alberta known as the Blood Reserve ?
2. How many cattle belonging to the Blood Indians and to the Indian Department were on the Blood Reserve during the fiscal year 191718, according to the reports of the Indian Agent?
3. How many Blood Indian horses were on the reserve at that time, according to the same authority?
4. Were there in the said year approximately 10,000 head of white ranchers' cattle grazing

on the Blood Reserve with the consent of the Indians and under a formal grazing concession (or a renewal thereof) granted by the Indians themselves some fifteen years before, with the approval of the department and continuously utilized during that period?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE
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