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Missionaries, traders and police posted this broadside in public places over the late summer and fall of 1898.
The federal government thought it would provide some credibility to its claim that a treaty commission was on its way to Athabasca. The minister was well aware of Native skepticism to the government’s announcement of a treaty and was worried that the Treaty Commission would not be taken seriously.
Ref. No.: RG 15, vol. 1485
See also Treaty 8 Commission