File Hills Indian Residential School

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

File Hills Indian Residential School

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • File Hills IRS
  • File Hills Boarding School

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1889–1949

History

Places

Located approximately 14 kilometres north of Balcarres, Saskatchewan, and 100 kilometres northeast of Regina, just outside the western boundary of the File Hills Agency Indian reserves, Treaty Number 4.

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

Administered by the Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in Canada (until 1925) and then of the United Church of Canada (1925-1949).

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Drake, Ida Mabel (1910–1998)

Identifier of the related entity

SCAA-UCCS-0196

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

SCAA-UCCS-0156

Institution identifier

SCNUCSC

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2018-March: drafted for SAIN.
2021: revised in MemorySask.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

National Centre for Truth and Reconcilliation, "File Hills", on NCTR website (https://nctr.ca); United Church of Canada, "File Hills Indian Residential School", on "The Children Remembered" website (http://thechildrenremembered.ca/); United Church of Canada Archives (Toronto), "General Council Archives Guide to Holdings Related to Residential Schools" (2016).

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