FIRST NATIONS RESEARCH CENTER
718 TOM OJO
718 - TOM OJO - CANADA 1-403-788-8882
Do your own Family, Tribal or Community history reseach.
Heritage Consulting Database is the largest public electronic database
on Family, Tribal or Community history. Our files contain several
million pages of information, with information on 1,000,000 historic
persons from western Canada and over 30,000 tribes and bands.
These are available to private researchers for a nominal fee.
Our files include data on
families, individuals and genealogies
tribal and band histories
Communities and Locations listings
The Research center is located at the Mountain Cree Band Office
Building in the small town of Mirror (430 persons), Alberta, in the
historic Buffalo Lake area.
The Research Center also houses the Buffalo Lake and
Mountain Cree museum,
Heritage Consulting, Asini Wachi Nehiyawak Consulting
and Heritage Antiques.
Researchers can stay with the Mountain Cree Traditional Band at the
Bed and Breakfast facilities.
Bedrooms are suitable for 1-2 person accomodation, with a
common lounge and cafeteroa/dining area.
The Head of the Mountain Cree Band is a qualified historian
We speak English, French and Deutsch.
Reserachers are available to give you advice and
To help you start your research we point you to
some of the publications already available from
Heritage Consulting and First Nations Publishing.
Guests can also access the Heritage Databank Research
library of over 15,000 publications and rare books,
and browse the museum and antiques displays.
More information and detail on Heritage Consulting
data is available on this website index
Guests can dress in costumes for pictures, browse
the museum and antiques displays. More information
and detail on Heritage Consulting data is available
on this website index
The Center also features
Antiques outlet and rentals
Militaria displays, sales and rentals
Costume sales and rentals
Art Gallery, sales and rentals
Classic Clothes outlet
In Mirror, visit other Antique and Collectables outlets
on the Antique Mile mainstreet or visit the beaches, parks
and picnic areas on Buffalo Lake. For those with a reailway
interest, there is the nearby Canadian National Railway
Mirror Klassic Kars Buffalo Lake Railway
Mountain Cree guests can also participate in First
Nations activities and events, and tour local historical
sites and points of interest either on a self-guided
trip or on a tour.
Ellis Bird Farm
Publications on local points of interest include
ALBERTA ARCHAEOLOGY: CONTRIBUTIONS
THE MOUNDBUILDER CULTURE IN ALBERTA, 1100 A.D.
BUFFALO POUNDS AND THE DONALDA POUND
BUFFALO LAKE AREA HISTORIC POINTS OF INTEREST
Publications of Cree history are available online
Mountain Cree Monthly Newsletter
Inquiries & Registration
Payment can be done in
The Mountain Cree Traditional Band
The Mountain Cree Band is an outspoken advocate for the
protection of of sites of historic, cultural and religious
sites of import to the aboriginal community. Our consulting services have
often challenged both the Government and Industry in their data.
This often brings us into disagreements with industry and the government.
Canada - and the Province of Alberta - are still in fact Colonial
governments, with systemic colonial attitudes towards the aboriginal
Joe and Irene Fromhold|
The County of Lacombe has demanded that we now cease all
operations and has taken us to court over this. The County
has taken the Colonialist position that it has the authority
to tell First Nations what they can and can not do, claims
that First Nations have no Rights, and has attempted to
curtail the Civil Rights of the Chief. This is in breach of
the laws of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada rulings.
This is now being challenged in the Supreme Court of Canada.
You can contact the County of Lacombe to protest this
ALBERTA HISTORIC SITES INTERACTIVE SITE
718 - TOM OJO - CANADA