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- To run with Longboat : twelve stories of Indian athletes in Canada / by
Brenda Zeman ; edited by David Williams.
Zeman, Brenda, 1951-
Edmonton : G.M.S. Ventures, c1988.
- E.P.S. : the first 100 years : a history of the Edmonton Police Service
/ A.J. Mair.
Edmonton : Edmonton Police Service, c1992.
- An Edmonton album: glimpses of the way we were / by Jo-Anne Christensen
and Dennis Shappka
Hounslow Press: An Edmonton Album, c1999.
- The first Métis : a new nation / Anne Anderson.
Anderson, Anne, Dr.
Edmonton, Alta. : Uvisco Press, 1985.
- Portraits from the plains / J.W. Grant MacEwan.
Toronto ; New York : McGraw-Hill, c1971.
- Alberta Heritage Vignettes
¾ Access Video, BPN 2282 Program 07 Alex Decoteau
Available at the Provincial Archives of Alberta
- Saskatchewan Hall of Fame First Nations
Features five Aboriginal athletes including Alex Decoteau
- Available at the following archives: City of Edmonton Archives, Glenbow
Provincial Archives of Alberta
- Legacy Fall 2001. “Cree Hero Runs Again”. By Dianne Meili.
- Running – The Alex Decoteau Story - Charlotte Cameron, 2001.
- Alex Decoteau Clippings file - City of Edmonton Archives
- “Sergeant Alex Decoteau” by Sergeant Sam Donaghey
“Alec Decoteau A Great Canadian Athlete” by Avis Mackenzie
“Sergeants Donaghey & Decoteau Comrades in Time” May, 2001
- Alex Decoteau Collection Inventory List – Edmonton Police Services
1. Original photograph - Edmonton Irish A.A.A. 1909 (Amateur Athletic
Association). There are six men in the background (some named) and 4
athletes sitting – Alex Decoteau is one of them). Reference A94-103
2. An Edmonton Journal article dated August 12, 1985 captioned "Great
runner's spirit laid to rest 68 years later." Encapsulated. A94.104.1
3. Article (publisher and date unknown) on Alex Decoteau "Pow-wow
honors local son and hero." A94.104.2
4. Photograph of Decoteau with unknown woman. Decoteau is in uniform smoking a
5. Oval photograph of Decoteau wearing Edmonton Irish AAA t-shirt with
medals attached. A94.104.11
6. Picture of Decoteau as policeman in uniform. A94.104.12
7. Picture of four people (2 aboriginal women, one young (teenager) female
one young boy standing in front of log cabin. A94.104.14
8. Color photograph of six of Alex's trophies, a shield with a photo of
in the background. A94.104.16a
9. Color photograph (2nd part of photo noted above) showing Decoteau's
framed, his Olympian certificate and his Sports Hall of Fame
10. Several color photographs of grave of Decoteau inscribed "231462
PRIVATE A. DECOTEAU 49TH BN. CANADIAN INF. 30TH OCTOBER 1917 AGE 28".
Picture taken in 1992 at Passchendale New British Cemetery, Belgium
11. Slide of Decoteau running in a race, negative of oval picture of Alex
12. Article from "The New native People" publication dated September
with full page add for the Third Annual Alex Decoteau Fun Run.
13. One page bio on Decoteau as an athlete.
14. Four page article on Decoteau as written by Sam Donaghey (retired EPS
member) - the person responsible for gathering the Alex Decoteau
and ultimately having it brought to the EPS Museum.
15. Article (photocopied) from "Portraits From The Plains" by J.W. Grant
16. Photocopy of Attestation Paper for Canadian Over-Sears Expeditionary
Force, includes Casualty Form - killed in action, etc., photocopy of
17. Full page and a third article on Decoteau submitted by the Edmonton
Published in "Nations Ensign" A Newspaper for Grassroots People... dated
November 30, 1982.
18. Photocopy of Certificate of Death.
19. Photocopy of a sketch by Decoteau (dated 1913) entitled A "Jitney" Coin.
20. Several additional published articles on Decoteau