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Chief Toussaint Salois (b. 1841)

Chief Toussaint Salois (b. 1841)

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Toussaint Salois led a Metis family hunting band at Dupuyer Creek, Montana.
Toussaint Salois led a Metis family hunting band at Dupuyer Creek, Montana.

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06/10/2014

Chief Toussaint Salois.

(1841-1935)
Toussaint was, born Nov 1, 1841 at Lac St. Anne, the son o bua!o hunt !ea"er #ose$h
Abraha% Sa!ois
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an" Su&anne 'ouvette. (e %arrie" (e!ene )Sa!ina (Lena)* 're!an"
c.18+,, the "au-hter o A!e.an"re /uboishue 're!an" an" 0%i!ie 1e!!s. She was born
#anuar2 185, at St. 3rancois 4avier an" "ie" in 5ontana.
6hi!"ren o Toussaint an" (e!ene7
• 5ar2 8ose Sa!ois, born 5ar 18+, in A!berta, 6ana"a9 "ie" in 5ontana. She
%arrie" 5oise 6o!!ins. Then %arrie" 1i!!ia% #ohn :ra2.
• Touissant Sa!ois ;;, born 5ar 18+,9 "ie" A$r 18+,.
• :abrie! Sa!ois ;;, born 18+3 in 'att!e river, A!berta9 "ie" 19<8. (e %arrie"
#ose$hine :ar"i$ee9 born =ct 1<, 18+3 in 62$ress (i!!s, Sas>atchawan9 "ie" #u!
15, 1955.
• So!o%on Sa!ois (18+1-1935) (e %arrie" 5ar-uerite boucher, the "au-hter o
0%i!ien 'oucher an" Su&anne /es?ar!ais 6o!!in.
• Abraha% Sa!ois born 18+@, %arrie" 5ar2 6o!!in, the "au-hter o #ose$h 6o!!in
an" 5a"e!eine Sansre-ret.
• Laurent Sa!ois b. #an. 1+, 18++. wieAs na%e was 5i!!ie.
• 3rancois Sa!ois (18+9-19@3), he %arrie" 6hristine :ra2, the "au-hter o 5iche!
:ra2 an" 6aro!ine 6a%$ion.
• #ean 5arie Sa!ois b. #u!2 1@, 188, at 'att!e 8iver. (e %arrie" 5ar2 3e!!ers, the
"au-hter o A"o$hus 3e!!ers an" 0%e!ie :arie$2.
• :eor-e Sa!ois b. 3ebruar2 1, 1883 near 'att!e 8iver.
• 'eatrice Sa!ois b. /ece%ber <<, 1884 at /uha%e!
• 5ar-aret )A-ee* Sa!ois b. 188+
• #ose$h Sa!ois (1891-19@4)
Toussaint Sa!ois ca%e ro% 6ana"a in 1885 where he ha" been a >in" o
)!ieutenant* with 8ie!. (e was orce" to %ove out o 6ana"a ater the 8ebe!!ion. (e
sett!e" a!on- /u$u2er 6ree> (5ontana), where he raise" %an2 horses an" catt!e. As
ar as an2one >nows, he never returne" to 6ana"a. ;!aAs -ran"%other (Lena 're!an",
a 8e" 8iver 5etis na%e) was a schoo!teacher--ta!!, !i-ht s>in an" !i-ht cur!2 hair --
she never s$o>e an2 6ree unti! she %arrie" Toussaint. The2 ha" Buite a a%i!27
8ose, Sa!o%on (;!aAs ather), Abe, :abe, #ohn, :eor-e, 3ran>, 'eatrice, 5ar-aret
(A-ee), 3rancis, Ton2, an" #oe. A!! o the chi!"ren ho%estea"e" a!on- /u$u2er
6ree> then so!" out to Toussaint. ToussaintCs brother, Sa%, went bac> to 6ana"a
where he sta2e". Toussaint Sa!ois "ie" in 1935. (e !ive" in /u$u2er unti! he was 9<
when he %ove" u$ to Sa!o%onCs $!ace on 'irch 6ree> Dthe southern e"-e o the
'!ac>eet 8eservationE. (e !ive" there ?ust a %onth beore he "ie". ;!aCs %other was
5a--ie 'ousha. :ran"ather 'ousha D1i!!ia% 'ouchie9 see 3re" Nau!tCs account o
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Abraha% Sa!ois was born circa. 18<, in 8e" /eer or 0"%onton, A!berta. (e "ie" 5a2 <<, 19,3 in
/uha%e!, A!berta, 6ana"a. (e %arrie" Su&anne ('oisvert) 'ouvette in 1848 at Lac St. Anne (S$irit La>e),
A!berta. Su&anne was the "au-hter o 3rancois 'ouvette an" Susanne Lucier. She was born 18<8 at
0"%onton, an" "ie" ater 19,1 in /uha%e!..
his -ran"ather aboveE owne" the 8i-b2 $!ace u$ at the %ountains. ;t was once
ca!!e" FLitt!e 6hica-oF because there were so %an2 tents an" !itt!e bui!"in-s there.
Dthis was a $re"o%inate!2 5etis sett!e%ent in the !ate 18,,sE.F
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Shatraw
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wrote that, )At !east once ever2 2ear 6hie Sa!ois an" his !ar-e a%i!2
wou!" co%e b2 on their huntin- an" berr2in- tri$s.* 1hen the 2oun- Shatraw visite"
Sa!oisCs te%$orar2 ca%$, he saw the )o!" chie an" two 2oun-er %en,* but sai" that
)there was no si-n o the wo%en an" chi!"ren* (Shatraw 19+,, 181-18<). Shatraw
"i" not $rovi"e enou-h evi"ence to i"enti2 )a%i!ies.* The $etitionerCs researchers
assert that ShatrawCs reerence to )6hie Sa!ois* was )a!%ost certain!2 a reerence to
Toussaint* Sa!ois.
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Salois Family Metis Scrip Records:
Salois, Abraham - 6oncernin- his c!ai% as a hea" o a%i!2 - A""ress, 0"%onton -
'orn, 183, at 0"%onton - 3ather, #ose$h Sa!ois, (3rench 6ana"ian) - 5other, An-e!iBue
'rabant, (5Gtis) - 5arrie", 185< at Lac Ste. Anne to Susanne 'ouvette - 6hi!"ren !ivin-,
si. (na%es on "ec!aration) - 6hi!"ren "ecease", one - Scri$ or H1@, - 6!ai% 355
Salois, Abraham - 6oncernin- his "ecease" %otherCs c!ai% as a 5Gtis hea" o a%i!2 -
An-e!iBue Lucier born 18,,, "ie" 18+9 - A""ress, 0"%onton - 3ather, 1a 1a Lucier,
(5Gtis) - 5other, Sna>e ;n"ian - 5arrie", 18<, at 0"%onton to 'rabant an" 18<+ to
#ose$h Sa!ois - (eirs, her chi!"ren, Abraha% Sa!ois, "e$onent, 3rancis Sa!ois, 5ar-uerite
'rabant, 0u$hrasine Sa!ois an" An-e!iBue 'rabant - Two scri$s or H3< - 6!ai% 38<
Salois, Abraham9 a""ress7 Montana9 born7 18+5 at (an" (i!!s9 ather7 Toussaint Sa!ois
(5Gtis)9 %other7 (G!Ine 'rG!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 8<,9 c!ai% no. 1344.
Salois, Antoine - 6oncernin- his c!ai% as a chi!" - A""ress, St. A!bert - 'orn, 1853 at
'att!e 8iver - 3ather, Abraha% Sa!ois, (5Gtis) - 5other, Susanne 'ouvette, (5Gtis) -
5arrie", 18+3 at 'ua!o La>e to 6aro!ine /es?ar!ais - 6hi!"ren !ivin-, ive (na%es on
"ec!aration) - Scri$ or H<4, - 6!ai% 98@
Salois, Batrice9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 1inter, 1884 at 'att!e 8iver9
ather7 Toussaint Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 Lena 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ ;ssue" or <4,
acres9 i!e re. +@<8189 c!ai% no. 1334.
Salois, Bethsey9 or her "ecease" chi!"ren7 #a%es, born7 18++ or 18+8 near 8e" /eer
8iver9 "ie"7 1889 or 189, at Labucan Sett!e%ent9 Au-ustin, born7 5a2, 1884 at 6a!-ar29
"ie"7 189, at 6a!-ar29 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 ather7 :abrie! Sa!ois (5Gtis)9
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/u$u2er 6entennia! 6o%%ittee, By Gone Days and Modern Ways, (avre :ri--s Jrintin- 6o%%ittee,
19++7 15<. 'ase" on interviews o Toussaint Sa!oisA -ran""au-hter, ;!a A-ee, an" o 5abe! Je$ion Sa!ois,
a '!ac>eet %e%ber who %arrie" a son o :abrie! Sa!ois, ToussaintCs brother an" 'ets2 5c:i!!is.
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5i!ton Shawtraw, Thrashin’ Time. Ja!o A!to, 6A7 A%erican 1est Jub!ishin-, n.".
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8obert 3ran>!in an" Ja%e!a 'unte, Su$$!e%enta! 0vi"ence an" Ana!2sis in Su$$ort o 3e"era!
Ac>now!e"-e%ent o the Litt!e She!! Tribe o 6hi$$ewa ;n"ians o 5ontana, /ec. 1<, 19947 118.
%other7 'etse2 5c:i!!is (5Gtis an" "e$onent)9 heir7 their ather, :abrie! Sa!ois9 scri$
cert.7 or% 3, nos. @1, an" @1<9 c!ai% no. 13<+.
Salois, Bethsey9 or her %inor son, (enr2 Sa!ois9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7
Au-ust 188< at 3ort 5ac!eo"9 ather7 :abrie! Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 'etse2 5c:i!!is
(5Gtis an" "e$onent)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 1,+89 c!ai% no. 13<@.
Salois, Fran"ois9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 18+9 at 0!> 8iver9 ather7
Toussaint Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 Lena 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 8189
c!ai% no. 133@.
Salois, #abriel - 6oncernin- his c!ai% as a chi!" - A""ress, 6a!-ar2 - 'orn, 185< at
'att!e 8iver - 3ather, Abraha% Sa!ois, (5Gtis) - 5other, Susanne, (5Gtis) - 5arrie",
18+5 at 'ua!o La>e to 'eths2 5c:i!!is - 6hi!"ren !ivin-, si. (na%es on "ec!aration) -
Scri$ or <4, acres o !an" - 6!ai% <51
Salois, #abriel9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 18+9 at 0"%onton9 ather7 :abrie!
Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 'ets2 5c:i!!is (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. +949 c!ai% no.
13,+.
Salois, #abriel9 a""ress7 !epuyer9 born7 18+3 at 'att!e 8iver9 ather7 Toussaint Sa!ois
(5Gtis)9 %other7 Lina 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 6, no. 8849 c!ai% no. 13@,
Salois, #abriel9 or his "ecease" son, :or"ie Sa!ois9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7
S$rin-, 1885 at 6a!-ar29 "ie"7 3 %onths o!" at 6a!-ar29 ather7 :abrie! Sa!ois (5Gtis an"
"e$onent)9 %other7 'etse2 5c:i!!is (5Gtis)9 c!ai% no. 13,1.
Salois, #eor$e9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 1 3ebruar2, 1883 near 'att!e 8iver9
ather7 Toussaint Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 Lena 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no.
8149 c!ai% no. 133+.
Salois, %l&ne or 'ena9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 8 #anuar2, 185, at St.
3rancois9 4avier9 ather7 A!e.an"er 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 %other7 0%e!ie 1e!!s (5Gtis)9
%arrie"7 18@9 at St. A!bert to Toussaint Sa!ois9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 3<919 c!ai% no.
13,4.
Salois, (ohn9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 1@ #u!2, 188, at 'att!e 8iver9 ather7
Toussaint Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 Lena 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 6, no. 88@9
c!ai% no. 1331.
Salois, 'aurent - 6oncernin- his c!ai% as a chi!" - A""ress, St. A!bert - 'orn, 1859 at
St. A!bert - 3ather, Abraha% Sa!ois, (5Gtis) - 5other, Susanne 'ouvette, (5Gtis) -
5arrie", 1881 at St. A!bert to An-e!e /u%ont - 6hi!"ren !ivin-, two, Louis an" 0%i!ien -
6hi!"ren "ecease", one, no na%e - Scri$ or H<4, - 6!ai% 1,,<
Salois, 'aurent) a""ress7 !epuyer) born7 1+ #an., 18++ at 'att!e 8iver, A!berta9 ather7
Toussaint Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 (e!ene 'er!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 81@9
c!ai% no. 13<9
Salois, Mar$uerite9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 18++ at (i-h 8iver9 ather7
K%i!ien 'oucher (5Gtis)9 %other7 Susanne 6o!!in (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 8<@9
c!ai% no. 138<.
Salois, Mlanie9 a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana9 born7 188< at 6a!-ar29 ather7 :abrie!
Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 'eths2 5c:i!!is (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7 or% 6, no. 1,8,9 c!ai% no.
13<3.
Salois, *oel - 6oncernin- his c!ai% as a chi!" - A""ress, 0"%onton - 'orn, <5 /ec.,
185@ at 0"%onton - 3ather, Abraha% Sa!ois, (5Gtis) - 5other, Susanne 'ouvette,
(5Gtis) - 5arrie", 1885 at 'att!e 8iver to 0!i&a Levei!!G - Scri$ or H<4, - 6!ai% 888
Salois, Sara) a""ress7 !epuyer, Montana) born7 4 Se$te%ber 1883 at 'att!e 8iver9
ather7 Antoine Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 6aro!ine 5orin (5Gtis)9 %arrie"7 8 Au-ust 1899
in Shoto, 5ontana to 6har!es 5ustar"9 scri$ cert.7 or% 0, no. 3<8+9 i!e re. ++41139
c!ai% no. 13,<
Salois, Solomon - 6oncernin- his c!ai% as a chi!" - A""ress, 0"%onton - 'orn, s$rin- o
18@+ at St. A!bert - 3ather, Abraha% Sa!ois, (5Gtis) - 5other, Susanne 'ouvette, (5Gtis)
- 5arrie", winter o 1884 at 'att!e 8iver to 6aro!ine /u%ais - 6hi!"ren !ivin-, one,
A"e!ai"e - Scri$ or H<4, - 6!ai% 889
Salois, Solomon9 a""ress7 !epuyer Cree+, Montana9 born7 Se$te%ber, 18+1 near
0"%onton9 ather7 Toussaint Sa!ois (5Gtis)9 %other7 (G!Ine 'rG!an" (5Gtis)9 scri$ cert.7
or% 6, no. 8889 c!ai% no. 1335.

6o%$i!e" b2 Lawrence 'ar>we!!
6oor"inator o 5etis (erita-e an" (istor2 8esearch
Louis 8ie! ;nstitute

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