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Memorable Manitobans: Adam Cuthand (?-1994)

Cleric, community activist.

Born near Battleford, Saskatchewan, of Cree ancestry, he served as founding President of the Manitoba Metis Federation (1967-1970) and was a member of the board for the Manitoba Centennial Corporation. In 1970, he received an honorary degree from the University of Winnipeg and a Centennial Medal from the Manitoba Historical Society. He died at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 11 November 1994 and was buried in the Little Pine Cemetery.


“U of W selects four for honorary degrees,” Winnipeg Tribune, 1 May 1970.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 November 1994, page 38.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 April 2022

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