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From: "Preston & Helen Strever" <>
Subject: Re: [METIS] Ancestry - LaRance/Nadeau
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 22:18:34 -0600
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Linda:
Preston does have family in Choteau...we have to check what geneaology we
have for names and dates....we will let you know.

Thanks.

Helen Strever
----- Original Message -----
From: "Linda Peavy" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 9:28 AM
Subject: Re: [METIS] Ancestry - LaRance/Nadeau


> Serena,
> Linda Peavy checking in...Ursula Smith and I have been working since
> 1997 on a book based on the experiences of the Fort Shaw (Montana)
> Government Indian Boarding School's 1904 girls' "basket ball" team, a
team
> made up of girls from several different tribes, with three members of
Metis
> heritage.
>
> The team's "mascot" was Gertrude LaRance, a delightful woman who
passed
> away around 1991 but shared with the granddaughter of another team member,
> Emma Rose Sansaver, memories of the team's trips to schools and colleges
> around Montana, their summer at the St. Louis World's Fair (where they
were
> named "Basket Ball" Champions), and their trip to the Lewis & Clark
> Exposition in Portland in 1905.
>
> Gertie LaRance may well be related to your LaRance line. She grew up
> around Choteau, Montana, and she married Guy Parker (Cheyenne, I believe),
a
> fellow student at Fort Shaw. We've talked to her daughter (who lives in
the
> Lame Deer area) and we understand there are other Parker-LaRance
descendants
> still living in Montana and elsewhere (including, I think, one descendant
in
> Alaska).
>
> Might you have any further information on the LaRance family's Montana
> connections?
>
> And, finally, I notice Preston has Jacobs and LaRance ancestors...and
> those folks may be related to Gertie LaRance and therefore might be
> particularly interested in the story of the Fort Shaw girls' basketball
> team.
>
> I've been meaning to post questions on the team members we know to
have
> Metis ties but wanted to wait til I'd been receiving the postings for long
> enough to see how the system works! I've followed all the postings with
> great interest, and I think that this is a tremendous network you have
> going, one that should help many with enrollments...and with reconnecting
> with family history.
>
> Thanks to you, Serena, and to any others who might be able to offer
> suggestions and/or assistance in our search for more about the families
and
> early lives of the Metis members of the championship Fort Shaw team.
>
> Those of you who have access to MONTANA THE MAGAZINE OF WESTERN
HISTORY
> might enjoy reading our article about the team in the winter 2001
(December
> 2001) issue of that journal.
>
> Incidentally, do any of you know whether you have ties with other
Native
> American young people who attended the government's Model Indian School at
> the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904?
>
> linda
>
> Linda Peavy
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "serena willis" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 10:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [METIS] Ancestry - LaRance/Nadeau
>
>
> > Hi Preston,
> >
> > Did you know that when you type in all capital letters on the internet,
it
> just like yelling at people?? I'm sure you don't mean to do that:-)))
> >
> > Anyway I have quite a bit of Larance genealogy, do you have specific
names
> or dates or places. Later, Serena
> >
> > Preston & Helen Strever wrote:
> >
> > > I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET REGISTERED AS A MEMBER OF THE LITTLE SHELL
> TRIBE. MY MOTHER
> > > (DECEASED), WHOSE MAIDEN NAME WAS MARJORIE JACOBS CAME FROM THE
LARANCE
> (LARONCE) AND NADEAU (NEADEAU) FAMILIES. I SURE COULD USE SOME HELP IN
> REGISTERING. ANYTHING YOU COULD DO FOR ME WOULD CERTAINLY BE GREATLY
> APPRECIATED. THANK YOU.
> > >
> > > PRESTON V. STREVER
> > >
> > >
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