The Genealogical Proof Standard - an Introduction
The Genealogical Proof Standard - A reasonably Exhaustive Search
Template - Measuring the persuasiveness of our evidence concerning parentage. (Note that each entry advanced by this template is to be assigned a “Yes,” or “No,” response, or an occasional “Maybe” or “N/A” response, that prompting a thoughtful and thorough analysis and, in due course, giving us a ‘birds eye view’ of the strengths and weaknesses of the research that has been done and the determinations that have been made.)
Textbook materials include:
Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, edited by Laura M. Hanowski, Tracing Your Aboriginal Ancestors in the Prairie Provinces, A Guide to the Records and How to Use Them, 2nd Edition, 2013.
Doucette, Robert Glen. The archival resource guide for Aboriginal issues. Saskatoon : Gabriel Dumont Institute, c2009.
Russell, Bill, Records of the Department of Indian Affairs, at Library and Archives Canada: a source for genealogical research. Toronto, Ontario : Ontario Genealogical Society, c2004.
Irene M Spry; Bennett McCardle. The records of the Department of the Interior and research concerning Canada's Western frontier of settlement. Regina, Saskatchewan : Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, 1993.
Bennett McCardle; Treaties and Historical Research Centre (Canada). Indian history and claims : a research handbook. Ottawa : Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1982.