Treaties

The 1613 Treaty

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robert W. Venables
Description
Discusses the Dutch original of 1613, comparative English translations, Van Loon translation and complete translation from 2009.
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1978 Education and Elders Conference 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Jim McGregor
Leonard Nokis
Ed Newberry
Lawrence Mahdabee
Wildred Owl
Chief Chiblow
Violet Pitwanikwat
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1981 Elders' Conference 2/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
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8th Fire: It's Time

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 14
Eighth Fire: It's Time
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Neil Docherty
Connie Walker
Nathalie Bibeau
Jennifer Clibbon
Tony Coleman ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at improving relationships between non-Aboriginals and Aboriginals. Duration: 45:14.
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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Violence Against Women

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Borrows
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 50, no. 3, Rights Constitutionalism and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Spring, 2013, pp. 699-736
Description
Argues violence against women should be the responsibility of all levels of government, especially under section 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982.
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Aboriginal-Crown Treaty-Making in Canada: A Many-Splendoured Thing

E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Jim R. Miller
Aboriginal Policy Research, vol. 7
Description

Looks at commercial compacts, peace and friendship treaties, territorial treaties, differing interpretations of treaty history, and difference between history and legal history. Chapter one from A History of Treaties and Policies, which is vol. 7 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series. Originally presented at the third annual Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2009.

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Aboriginal Documentary Heritage: Historical Collections of the Canadian Government

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Library and Archives Canada
Description
Website deals with the relationship between the federal government and Aboriginal peoples from the late 1700s to the mid-20th century. Site is divided into three sections: Red and Black Series, Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements, and Aboriginal Soldiers in the First World War.
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Aboriginal Links: Canada & U.S.

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Links: Canada and U.S.
Bill Henderson Law Resources
Bill's Aboriginal Links: Canada and US
Web Sites » Personal
Description
Links include sites about land claims, Treaty, case law, business, media, First Nations, Inuit, Metis organizations, and a gateway to many Native American sites.
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[Aboriginal Perspectives: The Teacher's Toolkit]

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Education Strategy: Practical Teaching Strategies for the Elementary Classroom
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
[Aboriginal Education Office]
Ontario Ministry of Education
Description
Lessons plans for Grades 1-8 covering subject areas of language, social studies, history, and treaties. Related material: Guide to the Teacher's Toolkit.
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Aboriginal Quality of Life under a Modern Treaty: Lessons from the Experience of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee and the Inuit of Nunavik

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Quality of Life [Series]
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Martin Papillon
IRPP Choices, vol. 14, no. 9, August 2008, pp. 1-26
Description
Reviews changes that have taken place since the signing of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement using various indicators such as income, education, and life expectancy.
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Aboriginal Rights and Title in British Columbia

Alternate Title
Historical Thinking Project
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Liz Krieg
Peter Seixas
Description
Resources for lesson intended for Grade 11. Contains links to: lesson plan, rubric, worksheets, primary sources, background material, etc.
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Aboriginal Rights In / And Canadian Society: A Syewen Case Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Claude Denis
International Journal of Canadian Studies, no. 14, Citizenship and Rights, Fall, 1996, pp. [13]-35
Description
Looks at the case Peters v. Campbell regarding the Coast Salish Aboriginal initiation tradition and the Nisga'a treaty. Scroll down to page 13 to read article.
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The Aboriginal Role in the Development of Albertan Oil and Gas Reserves

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sherry Norton
Shelley Zwicker
Description
Examines Aboriginal issues pertinent to the development of oil and gas reserves within Alberta, such as unresolved First Nations Treaty and land claim issues and federal and provincial requirements for consultation on treaty and fiduciary obligations.
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[Aboriginal Treaty Rights: One Paddle at a Time]

Alternate Title
As It Happens ; March 27, 1990
[Matthew Coon Come Paddles to New York]
[One Paddle at a Time]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Matthew Coon Come
Description
Speech given to protest the second phase of the James Bay hydroelectric project, also known as the Great Whale. . Duration 4:05.
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Aboriginal Water Rights Primer

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Merrell-Ann S. Phare
Description
Produced as a result of dissatisfaction with the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs' engagement process for the development of proposed legislative framework for drinking water in First Nation communities. Looks at three types of water-related rights: water, self-government, and adequate levels of environment protection.
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Achieving Certainty in Comprehensive Land Claims Settlements.

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
A background report prepared by officials from the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the Department of Justice. It describes the treaty principles and court decisions upon which previous land claims settlements were built, and the importance of "certainty" when defining the rights of Aboriginal people with respect to land and resources. The report argues that certainty is crucial for the future economic wellbeing of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.
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