St. Peter’s Reserve: Surrender, Land Dispute and Hay Marsh

Surrender, Land Dispute, and Hay Marsh: A Chronology  of Events. In 1817 a Treaty was negotiated with the Salteaux Indians and they were granted land  running north from Sugar Point. This became the site of St. Peter’s Reserve. There were also many Cree Indians who made  their home in  this community. Soon, Anglican Missionaries took…

St. Peter’s Settlement/Reserve

After Peguis and his band came to the region, they settled at Netley Creek, about 11 miles down river from St. Peter’s Church. They set up their camp and continued to live as they had done for generations, before contact with white society. They trapped and hunted animals for food, shelter, clothing, tools, and trade….