Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Frog Lake


Frog Lake, a small settlement north of the North Saskatchewan river, and on the eastern border of the present province of Alberta, which was the scene of a massacre of nine white men by Cree Indians on April 2, 1885 [in the course of the North West Rebellion.]. See the account of the massacre by the only white man who survived it, in W. B. Cameron, The war trail of Big Bear (Toronto, 1926).

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., pp. 401-402. 

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College