Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

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Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

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  • Symes, A.B. (Dr.)

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Dates of existence

[1930-1960]

History

In 1930 Dr. A.B Simes was appointed to the Fort Qu'Appelle Indian Health Unit by the Department of Indian Affairs. By the time the Fort Qu'Appelle Indian Hospital opened in 1936, Dr. Simes was Medical Superintendent of the health unit. In 1944, Dr. Simes publishes the “Simes” Report, criticizing the care provided by Elkhorn Residential School and highlighting neglect there. He recommends better medical care and living conditions in the school. In 1948, he is promoted to Medical Supervisor of Indian Health Services for the province of Saskatchewan. Dr. Simes can be seen on the far right in the image of the sod breaking displayed above.

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Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan

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Medical Doctor
Medical Superintendent, Fort Qu'Appelle Indian [Indigenous] Health Unit
Medical Supervisor of Indian Health Services for the Province of Saskatchewan

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Fort Qu'Appelle Indian [Indigenous] Hospital (1936-1996)

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hierarchical

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Fort Qu'Appelle Indian [Indigenous] Hospital

is controlled by

Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

Dates of the relationship

1936-1948

Description of relationship

Dr. Simes oversaw the Fort Qu'Appelle Indian [Indigenous] Hospital from 1936-1948.

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Department of Indian Affairs

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hierarchical

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Department of Indian Affairs

controls

Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

Dates of the relationship

1930-[1960]

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File Hills Residential School (1889–1949)

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SCAA-UCCS-0156

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associative

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File Hills Residential School

is the client of

Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

Dates of the relationship

1936-1948

Description of relationship

Dr. Simes oversaw the Fort Qu'Appelle Indian [Indigenous] Hospital from 1936-1948 and the corresponding Department of Indian Affairs health unit to which File Hills Indian Industrial Residential School was affiliated with.

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Lebret (Qu’Appelle) Indian Industrial Residential School (1884-1998)

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associative

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Lebret (Qu’Appelle) Indian Industrial Residential School

is the associate of

Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

Dates of the relationship

1936-1948

Description of relationship

Dr. Simes oversaw the Fort Qu'Appelle Indian [Indigenous] Hospital from 1936-1948 and the corresponding Department of Indian Affairs health unit to which Lebret Indian Industrial Residential School was affiliated with.

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Ferguson, Robert G. (Dr.) (1883-1964)

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associative

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Ferguson, Robert G. (Dr.)

is the associate of

Simes, A.B. (Dr.)

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