Treaties

Acts, Agreements, Treaties and Land Claims

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

Description
Includes links to laws, regulations, land claims, treaty-making, self-government agreements and rights information system.
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ACWS in Conversation with Lewis Cardinal

Alternate Title
Alberta Councial of Women's Shelters in Conversation with Lewis Cardinal
Building Relations Part 2: Stories from Community
Building Relationships Part 1: Lessons From Lewis
Circle Process
Foundations of Indigenous Worldviews
Indigenous Women in Indigenous Societies
Indigenous Women's Leadership
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Inquiry and Action
Treaty Relations: Spirit, Intent, and First Nations Perspectives
[In Coversation with Lewis Cardinal]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Lewis Cardinal
[Tina Fox
Stephanie Harpe
Tracy Bear
Karen MacKenzie
Betty Letendre
Cora Voyageur
Ruth Scalp Lock]
Description
Series of eight hour-long videos developed to educate women's shelter workers, but equally applicable to general audiences. Videos cover wide range of topics such as: treaty relationships; Indigenous worldviews; missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls; Indigenous women in Indigenous societies; women's leadership; and building relationships.
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Adam Solway Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He comments on the issues he had to deal with as well as providing comments on contemporary lifestyles and leadership.
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Adam Solway Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
This is a continuation of an interview with Adam Solway on January 29, 1983 on the Blackfoot Reserve.
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Adam Solway Interview 3

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Adam Solway talks about treaty rights vis-a- vis the Canadian Constitution.
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Adam Solway Re: Treaty #7

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Indian History Film Project
Description
Discusses Chief Crowfoot and the signing of Treaty #7. Includes native language, drums and singing.
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An Address to the Institute of Public Administration delivered at Regina, January 18th, 1963 by J.G. McGilp, Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies, Saskatchewan.

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
J.G. McGilp
Description
This address deals with three aspects of the Canadian Branch of Indian Affairs: the history and role of the Indian Affairs Branch, the special position of the Indian Canadian relating to treaties and the Indian Act, and with Indians and Indian Affairs in Saskatchewan.
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Alaskan Claim

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Terry Fenge
Alternatives Journal, vol. 29, no. 1, Winter, 2003, pp. 58-61
Description
Book review of: Take My Land, Take My Life: The Story of Congress's Historic Settlement of the Alaska Native Land Claims, 1960-1971 by Donald Craig Mitchell.
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Alexander Metchewais Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alexander Metchewais
Louis Rain
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interpretation of Treaty #6.
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Alexander Nanooch Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alexander Nanooch
Roger Nanooch
Indian History Film Project
Description
Describes traditional northern Indian lifestyle; the establishment of Wood Buffalo National Park; and requests for reserve at Garden River.
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Alfred (Albert) Mishibinijima 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred (Albert) Mishibinijima
Tony Snowsill
Christine Welsh
Ernest Debassigae
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with Alfred Mishibinijima who recounts the inadequacy of schooling on the reserve, the terms of the Robinson Treaty and the Indian agents of Manitoulin. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
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Alphonse Antoine 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alphonse Antoine
Tony Snowsill
Christine Welsh
Ernest Debassigae
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with Antoine Alphonse who gives an account of his life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
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Ambrose Houle Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ambrose Houle
Linda Littlechild
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview focuses on this man's loss of treaty status.
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American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Collection includes over 2,300 original photographs, annual reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior from 1851 to 1908 and six Indian Treaties negotiated in 1855. Study questions suitable for use by K-12 teachers.
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An Analysis of the Canada Act

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rodney Soonias
Saskatchewan Indian, Constitutional Special Edition, April 1982, pp. 38-39
Description
Viewpoint on Aboriginal and Treaty rights in the Canadian Constitution.
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Andrew Swimmer Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Andrew Swimmer
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Don Graham
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview describes the struggles,over medicare for First Nations peoples, between Andrew Swimmer and the Federal Government.
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Angela Testawits Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Angela Testawits
Richard Lightning
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview covers allocation of large areas of land to interviewee's father-in-law, and the subsequent sale of land by her husband.
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Angus Bear Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Angus Bear
Janet R. Fietz
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mr. Bear has worked for Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting company for almost 30 years and he talks about the many changes he has witnessed as well as some of his experiences.
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Anishinaabeg Miigaazowag [Part two]

Alternate Title
Heritage Toronto: Telling Toronto's Stories
Part 2 of Alan Corbiere's Lecture on the Experience of the Anishnaabe in the War of 1812
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alan Corbiere
Description
Part 2 of Alan Corbiere lecture speaks about war and land ownership. Duration: 25:09. Part 1.
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Antoine Lonesinger 13 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Archie Baptiste
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories about a ghost priest and a non-existent camp. Also included is a story of how a lame boy's skill as a medicine man won him a chieftainship and a wife.
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Antoine Lonesinger 3 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview with Antoine Lonesinger, who tells stories of escapes from Blackfoot and the use of spirits and evil powers.
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Antoine Lonesinger 5 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes a biographical account of Antoine Lonesinger's life that includes stories about farming, trapping, house construction and the making of charcoal and lime. He also tells of the murder of an Indian Agent at the hands of a Blackfoot named Owl Eyes.
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Antoinnette Auger Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoinnette Auger
Ernest Crane
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview relates entirely to the loss of treaty status by this particular family.
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Apartheid: Canada's Ugly Secret

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Tanis Fiss
Description
Examines the reserve system and the need to abolish this system of segregation within Canada.
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Appendix One: Questions and Discussions

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sharon H. Venne
Patricia Seed
Harold Cardinal
Frank Tough
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, vol. 34, no. 1, 2007, pp. 79-97
Description
Panel discussion between Sharon Venne, Patricia Seed, Harold Cardinal and Frank Tough.
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Approaches to Settlement of Indian Title Claims: The Alaskan Model - Kenneth Lysyk. - Reprint. - 1973.

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kenneth Lysyk
Description
The author, a member of the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, examines the Alaskan model of settlement claims and suggests that this model would be useful with Yukon and Northwest Territories claims, but not with southern Canadian claims, because of the dense population and existence of a reserve system. Item found within folder 'XXXII-39'.
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Archie O'ar Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Archie O'ar
Ernest Crane
Indian History Film Project
Description
Loss of treaty status due to mistaken identity.
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Archives and Native Claims

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James Morrison
Archivaria, vol. 9, Winter, 1979-80, pp. 15-32
Description
Comments on the government's "White Paper" of June 1969.
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Are the Métis Treaty People?

Alternate Title
Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Adam Gaudry
Description
Speaker argues that negotiations between the Red River Métis and the Canadian government prior to passage of The Manitoba Act constituted treaty-making. Duration: 1:04:03.
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