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

UNION

Right Hon. ARTHUR MEIGHEN: (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Unionist

1. Grazing leases were granted on the southwest portion of the Blood Reserve in 1918 in order to produce revenue for the Blood Indians, ample areas remaining for the support of the Indians' cattle.
2. No.
3. Answered by Nos. 1 and 2.
4 and 5. The Department of Indian Affairs has no information that any quantity of hay and straw was removed from the Blood reserve by the greater production lessees during the fiscal years 1918-19 and 1919-20.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BLOOD INDIAN RESERVE
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