Treaties

Why Treaties?: A Legal Perspective

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
BC [British Columbia] Treaty Commission
Description
Updated version includes three new court cases: Tsilhqo’tin Nation v. British Columbia, Hupacasath First Nation v. British Columbia (Minister of Forests) and Cook v. The Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation.
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William MacDonald Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
William MacDonald
Richard Lightning
Indian History Film Project
Description
Negotiations of Treaty #8 regarding promises made, and requests for reserve land at Fort MacKay.
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William Okeymaw Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
William Okeymaw
Richard Lightning
Indian History Film Project
Description
William Okeymaw was 12 years old at the time when he attended the Treaty #8 negotiations.He describes the negotiations and his understanding of the promises made; the role of the missionaries; talks of some of the Indian agents; and the abundance of buffalo in Lesser Slave Lake area at one time.
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William Okeymaw Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
William Okeymaw
Indian History Film Project
Description
William Okeymaw attended the signing of Treaty 8 when he was 12 years old. He talks about: signing of treaty; treaty promises; establishment of reserves around Lesser Slave Lake; and expansion of these reserves as population grew; and the present need for further expansion.
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William Seeseewatum Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
William Seeseewatum
Roger Nanooch
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interviewee talks about the signing of Treaty #8, the establishment of Wood Buffalo National Park, and requests for a reserve at Garden River.
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Willie Eagle Plume Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Willie Eagle Plume
Harry Shade
Indian History Film Project
Description
Includes an account of the signing of Treaty #7; allocation of lands;leasing land to Mormons; trust fund.
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Willie Roberts Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Willie Roberts
Richard Lightning
Indian History Film Project
Description
This 64 year old resident of Beaver Ranch Reserve gives his understanding of the treaty promises.
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Willie Scraping White Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Willie Scraping White
Harry Shade
Indian History Film Project
Description
A brief description of the signing of Treaty 7, and how the Mormons came to live in Cardston.
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Workshop 12 Transcription Notes

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Smith Atimoyoo
Harry Broba
Choco Lachance
Ernest Tootoosis
Alex Bonaise
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders present songs and prayers with discussion about the loss of traditions and values, evils of alcohol, role of elders, etc. Also stories of adventures in intertribal warfare ; a story of a man who married a thunderwoman.
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Wyandot Nation of Kansas

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
The Wyandot Nation of Kansas
Description
Website includes links to history, sacred sites, treaties, lifestyle, language and literature, ancestors, missions, and genealogy.
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[Yvette Nolan]

Alternate Title
Hinterviews ; 2008
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Peter Hinton
Yvette Nolan
Description
Discusses the production Death of a Chief, Native Earth Performing Arts' adaptation of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Duration: 36:00.
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