Category: British Indian Department, BNA

Categories: Native American History | First Nations | British North America | British Military History


In 1755, the Indian Department was established as a wing of the British Army to oversee relations between the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Indians (First Nations, Native Americans, Indigenous, Amerindiens) in British North America. It continued through several managerial changes until 1867 when responsibility as assigned to the new federal Government of Canada after confederation.

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Person Profiles (7)

01 May 1744 Michillimackinac - 12 Mar 1802
abt 1770 Michigan - 03 Nov 1866
abt Mar 1742 Ohio Country near the Cuyahoga R., near present day Cleveland, Ohio - 24 Nov 1807 photo
bef 04 Feb 1782 Quebec City, Qu├ębec, Canada, New France - 15 Oct 1858
abt 25 Oct 1761 Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan Territory - abt 1818
abt 1744 Lisney, County Cavan, Ireland - 04 Jan 1801
1744 Paxton Settlement, Colony of Pennsylvania - 18 Feb 1818 photo




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