William Cardinal, aka Okanase

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About William Cardinal, aka Okanase

WILLIAM CARDINAL (aka WILLIAM OKANASE)

 

Metis Script Application by William cardinal

I William Cardinal make oath and say that the within answers given by me are true in every particular. So help me God. William (his X mark) Cardinal We Charles Whitford & Francois Larroque make oath and that we know the written answers given by William Cardinal. Nos 1 to 6 inclusive are true and that we believe the remainder to be true in every particular. Sworn before me at Lac La Biche Mission this 21st day of August, A.D. 1886 having first been fully explained (signed) Chas Whitford (signed) Fracois (his X mark) Laroque. Commissioner

Declar(ation) given by William Cardinal son of Okanase to participate in the N. W. half breed grant:

  1. My P.O. is White Fish Lake
  2. I was born at Riding Mountain in 1849
  3. My father’s name was Michel Cardinal, a half breed. My father was called in Indian Okanase
  4. My mother’s name is Lizette Slater, a half breed
  5. I lived until seven years ago at Riding Mountain when I left that place to the N.W.T. and since I have been residing at the following places South (Brand), Thick Wood Mountain, Victoria, White Fish Lake and Lac La Biche. On 15th July 1870 I was living with my parents at Riding Mountain
  6. I am a (fur) hunter
  7. I was married about 1866 to Mary at Riding Mountain
  8. I have nine children living namely: George 17 years of age (A....?) 15 years Isabelle 13 years Job 11 years John 7 years Jamima 5 years William 3 years Bella nearly ( ?) years Marguerite nearly one year
  9. I have no children who have died
  10. I have never received script or land as a half breed
  11. I now produce my discharge

Metis Script Application

LAC LA BICHE, 21 AUGUST 1886: WILLIAM CARDINAL; address: White Fish Lake; claim no. 710; born: 1849 at Riding Mountain; father: Michel Cardinal (Métis); mother: Lizette Slater (Métis); married: 1866 at Riding Mountain to Mary; children living: 9 (names on application); scrip for $160.00 = Cardinal, William; résidence: White Fish Lake; no de réclamation 710; né(e): en 1849 à Riding Mountain; père: Michel Cardinal (Métis(se)); mère: Lizette Slater (Métis(se)); marié(e): 1866 à Riding Mountain à Mary; enfant(s) vivant(s): 9 (noms inscrits sur la demande);certificat au montant de 160$.00. [Library and Archives Canada: North West Territories Metis Scrip Applications, reference RG15-D-II-8-c. Volume/box number: 1340. Copied container number: C-14957]

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William Cardinal, aka Okanase's Timeline

1849
1849
Riding Mountain, Manitoba, Canada
1849
1871
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Age 22
1873
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