Resources: Saskatchewan

Please note this page is a work-in-progress. The addition of relevant links will be ongoing. If you know of a website that may be of use to others, please email us the link, here. Thank you!

eHealth Saskatchewan: The Vital Statistics Registry registers all births, marriages, deaths, stillbirths and changes of name that occur in Saskatchewan. The Genealogy Index is available online for open records; closed record access dependent upon legislation and policy.

First Nations – Saskatchewan Genealogy Roots, Saskatchewan GenWeb: Traces the historical roots of First Nations people using archaeological sites and petroglyphs; includes naming patterns and aboriginal website links.

Land Records, Saskatchewan Archives Board: The Homestead Index (Pre and Post 1930) and other land records like Brand Books, Timber and Grazing Records, the Cummins Maps, etc.

Northwest Resistance 1885: A database of materials held by the University of Saskatchewan Libraries and the University Archives. Search by Authors, Subjects or Titles.

Saskatchewan Archives Board: Family History Research page with links to the types of resources available at the Saskatchewan Archives, as well as information about commonly-requested family history resources from other institutions; includes church records, municipal records, court records, education records and First Nations and Métis records, etc. as well as an ‘Additional Sources’ page.

Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre: Video and audio testimonials by Elders on traditional First Nations culture.

Saskatchewan Genealogy Society: Membership required to access the following databases: Sask. Residents Index, Burial Index, Obituary Index, Cummins Maps for Saskatchewan and the North West Rebellion War Claims. Public access is available for the following: Biggar Railway Retirees, Change of Names, Cemetery and RCMP Obituary Index.

Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online: When completed, the SHNO project will have digitized, described, and made available over 100 years of newspapers published from over 100 separate communities across the province.

Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society: Seeks to preserve the province’s past through a vast collection of stories, poems, songs, memoirs, interview podcasts, old letters and pictures; includes the Everett Baker Slide Collection, the Adrian Paton Photograph Collection and 93 oral history interviews of immigrants to Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan History Online: Searchable database of photos, videos, audio, textual material like letters, books, diaries, etc. from galleries, libraries, archives, museums and other cultural and memory institutions all across the province.

Saskatchewan Mennonite Cemetery Finding Aid: A free database of rural Mennonite cemeteries located in the Province of Saskatchewan. [Scroll down past the Guest Book for the cemetery links.]

Treaty 6 Education: Oral accounts told by First Nations Elders from the Saskatoon Tribal Council area, from the book, “…And they Told Us Their Stories” A book of Indian Stories.