Publication History:

Place of Publication: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Frequency: Bimonthly

Volume and Issue Data:  Vol. 1, No. 1, February, 1992

Size and Format: Unknown

Editor/Publisher:  Geoff Burtonshaw (2324-3rd Ave. NW, Calgary)

Title Changes and Continuation: None

General Description and Notes:          

This paper describes itself as a “Metis Newsletter.” According the Glenbow Museum, the editor, R. Geoffrey Burtonshaw, 1916- , was born on a farm near Valpoy, Manitoba. He moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1952 and worked as a carpenter until he retired in 1981. He subsequently became interested in Metis genealogy and collected a vast amount of information on the subject.

In the spring of 1991, he started Neya Powagans: The Metis Newsletter, a bi-monthly publication. He also assembles a Metis Researcher contact list and hosts Metis Research Nights at his house. At present he answers up to 700 written enquiries a year on Metis genealogy. He also volunteers on a regular basis at the Glenbow Museum, assisting Metis genealogy researchers.

Unclear from online sources and given the age of the editor if the paper is still published.

Information Sources:

Bibliography:  None

Link: Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

Locations: Neya Powagans: The Metis Newsletter, 2324 – 3rd Ave. N.W.  Calgary, AB, Canada; Manitoba Genealogical Society Library, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Glenbow Museum and Archives, Calgary, Alberta