Family member searching for remains of long time Bigstone Cree Nation chief on site used by ‘Indian hospital’ – APTN News

Family member searching for remains of long time Bigstone Cree Nation chief on site used by ‘Indian hospital’ – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202183 Views

Oct 21, 2021

Travis Gladue-Beauregard found his great grandfather’s death certificate at the Alberta archives three years ago. He had been looking for the location of where Maxime Beauregard’s body was buried.

“When I found the death records, it said the Old Winterburn Cemetary,” Gladue-Beauregard told APTN News.

“So I started looking and there were two possible locations. And one was here on Enoch, and the other one is in St. Albert.”

Beauregard, was chief of the Bigstone Cree Nation for 15 years starting in 1947.

One day, he was feeling unwell and was sent to the Charles Camsell Hospital in Edmonton for treatment.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/family-member-searching-for-remains-of-long-time-bigstone-cree-nation-chief-on-site-used-by-indian-hospital/

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