Treaties

Enquête sur la Revendication de la Première Nation des Chippewas de Kettle et Stony Point Relativement à la Cession de 1927

Alternate Title
Inquiry Into the 1927 Surrender Claim of the Chippewas of Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation (French version)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submissions to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) regarding whether the surrender was valid; whether Canada breached its fiduciary obligations. ICC found the surrender valid; that Canada breached its fiduciary duties; and the claim be negotiated under the Specific Claims Policy. (French language version) Commissioners include: Roger J. Austine and Daniel J. Bellegarde. [These files were created and compiled by the ICC and provided to the Indigenous Studies Portal in 2009 to make widely available in online format.]
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Enquête sur la Revendication du Conseil Tripartite des Chippewas: Première Nation de Beausoleil, Première Nation de Chippewas de Georgina Island, Première Nation des Chippewas de Mnjikaning (Rama): Concernant la Cession de la Réserve de Coldwater-Narrows

Alternate Title
Chippewa Tri-Council Inquiry: Beausoleil First Nation, Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, Chippewas of Mnjikaning (Rams) First Nation: Coldwater-Narrows Reservation Surrender Claim (French version)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background of claim presented to the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) concerning the validity of the surrender of the reserve to the Crown. No inquiry was conducted as the claim was accepted for negotiation under the Specific Claims Policy. (French version) Commissioners include: Roger J. Augstine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Renée Dupuis. [These files were created and compiled by the ICC and provided to the Indigenous Studies Portal in 2009 to make widely available in online format.]
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Ernest L. Debassigae 3

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Debassigae
Tony Snowsill
Christine Welsh
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with Ernest Debassigae who recounts the history of the Manitoulin Island Indians and problems with Indian agents. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout

Alternate Title
Twentieth Century North American Drama
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Tomson Highway
Description
Retelling of concluding treaties in trickster style about how the First peoples of British Columbia lost their land, languages, fishing and hunting rights. Print version published by Talonbooks, 2005.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

The Evidentiary Basis for the Court's Conclusions on Aboriginal Title and Rights in Tsilhqot'in Nation: Impacts on the Law of Consultation, Accommodation and Reconciliation

Alternate Title
Between Keewatin and Tsilhqot'in: Reflections From the Centre of Turtle Island
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Heather Mahony
Description
Presenter speaks on the importance of the evidentiary record in proof of aboriginal title and non-title rights in Tsilhqot'in Nation and British Columbia. Duration: 35:24.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Exploring the Work of Treaty Catalyst Teachers in Selected Saskatchewan Schools

Alternate Title
Creating a Culturally Responsive Learning Program That Benefits All Learners: Exploring the Work of Catalyst Leadership Teams in Selected Saskatchewan Schools
McDowell Foundation Research Project ; no. 235
Teaching and Learning Research Exchange
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Brandon Needham
Michael Cottrell
McDowell Foundation Research Project
Description
Qualitative study involved nine participants drawn from both public and Catholic school divisions, and a First Nations controlled system. Themes which emerged are grouped under strategies, alignments, opportunities and challenges.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

The Facts Respecting Indian Administration in the North-West

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Department of Indian Affairs
Description
Produced in reaction to Malcolm Colin Cameron's accusations of immorality and incompetency on the part of Indian Affairs officials. Large part of document is spent rebutting "misstatements" and "inaccuracies" about the quality and quantity of farm implements, clothing, and food. Also responds to allegations that Indian agents are purchasing or "living in adultery" with Indigenous women. Language and attitude indicative of Department's racism.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

The Facts: What are Treaties?

Alternate Title
The Facts on Claims
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Brief introduction to history of treaties in Canada. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

The Facts: What is a Treaty Land Entitlement Claim?

Alternate Title
The Facts on Claims
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Brief introduction to claims which arise from the government's failure to set aside land as promised in a Treaty. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Fate of a Free People

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Neil Andrews
Aboriginal History, vol. 20, 1996, pp. [211]-215
Description
Book review of: Fate of a Free People by Henry Reynolds. Review located by scrolling to page 211.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Fighting for Survival: The Swampy Cree of Treaty No. 5 in an Era of Transition, 1875-1930

Alternate Title
Fighting for Survival: The Swampy Cree of Treaty #5 in an Era of Transition, 1875-1930
Fighting for Survival: The Swampy Cree of Treaty 5 in an Era of Transition, 1875-1930
Fighting for Survival: The Swampy Cree of Treaty Five in an Era of Transition, 1875-1930
Fighting for Survival: The Swampy Cree of Treaty No. Five in an Era of Transition, 1875-1930
Theses
Author/Creator
Raoul J. McKay
Description
History Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Toronto, 1991.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Fighting the King's War: Harris Smallfence, Verbal Treaty Promises and the Conscription of Indian Men, 1944

Articles » General
Author/Creator
R. Scott Sheffield
Hamar Foster
University of British Columbia Law Review, vol. 33, no. 1, 1999, pp. 53-74
Description
Discusses Indian Affairs Branch decision to advocate for limited exemption from overseas combat service in cases where verbal agreements had been reached concerning military participation during the course of negotiations for Treaties 3,6,8, and 11.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Financial and Economic Analysis of Treaty Settlements in British Columbia

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Grant Thornton Management Consultants
Description
Assessment of the costs and benefits associated with the conclusion of the Nisga'a Final Agreement, the implications of the terms of that Agreement for future negotiations, as well as impacts of treaty settlements and self-government generally in the province.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Financial and Economic Impacts of Treaty Settlements in BC

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
BC [British Columbia] Treaty Commission
Description
Compares studies on the costs and benefits of the treaty settlement process, looks at the settlement model, and impacts of finances, economics and pace of settlement process.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Finding Common Ground: A Critical Review of Land Use and Resource Management Policies in Ontario, Canada and their Intersection with First Nations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fraser McLeod
Leela Viswanathan
Graham S. Whitelaw
Jared Macbeth
Carolyn King ... [et al.]
The International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, January 2015, pp. 1-23
Description
Examines current provincial policies and identifies changes needed to improve relations between municipalities and Aboriginal communities.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Nations, First Thoughts Conference: Abstracts and Papers

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Centre of Canadian Studies
University of Edinburgh
Description
Website contains links, some with access to the full text of presentations, from a conference which explores intellectual thought and cultural development of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Many of the presenters were Canadian.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Nations, Métis, Inuit: Outcomes & Indicators: Grades K-3

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
South East Cornerstone Public School Division #209
Description
Identifies four goals as the basis for building understanding and nurturing appreciation: treaty relationships, spirit and intent of treaties, historical contexts of treaties and treaty promises and provisions.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Nations Perspectives of the Split in Jurisdiction

Alternate Title
Continuing Poundmaker & Riel's Quest: Presentations Made at a Conference on Aboriginal Peoples and Justice
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Blaine Favel
pp. 136-140
Description
Article from 1993 Conference proceedings, challenges the beliefs held by the mainstream justice system. Excerpt from Continuing Poundmaker & Riel's Quest: Presentations Made at a Conference on Aboriginal Peoples and Justice compiled by Richard Gosse, James Youngblood Henderson, Roger Carter.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Nations Should be Regarded as Partners in Creating Prosperity

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Carolyn Bennett
Inside Policy, June/July 2013, pp. 12-13
Description
Discusses Aboriginal rights and working in partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to equitably share in the benefits of resource development. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 12.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Nations Summit Submission to CERD - 80th Session February 13 - March 9, 2012

Alternate Title
First Nations Summit Submission to Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations Summit
Description
Shadow report submitted to the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination regarding Canada's 19th and 20th reports on the United Nations' International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Peoples Law 2014

Alternate Title
Making the Ring of Fire a Reality
New Human Rights Museum a Monument to Contradiction
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Bruce McIvor
[Cornelius Wabasse
Erwin Redsky
Cathy Merrick]
Description
Topics include the implications of the Tsilhqot’in and Grassy Narrows decisions, duty to consult, provincial treaty obligations, and proposed federal land claims policy.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Peoples Law 2016

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Bruce McIvor
Description
Focuses on duty to consult and Indigenous rights.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

First Rider (Bill Heavy Runner) Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Bill Heavy Runner
Mike Devine
Paul Russell
Indian History Film Project
Description
Describes First Rider (Bill Heavy Runner)'s understanding of promises made in Treaty #7 and how they were later broken.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Five Indian men in ceremonial dress.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Seymour's Photo Finishers
Description
A photograph of five Indian men, 4 standing wearing ceremonial dress, (buckskin with beadwork, headdresses), one seated in western suit and long braid. Probably taken in Carlton at a Treaty celebration.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Food Fish, Commercial Fish, and Fish to Support a Moderate Livelihood: Characterizing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights to Canadian Fisheries

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Douglas C. Harris and Peter Millerd
Arctic Review on Law and Politics, vol. 1, no. 1, 2010, pp. 82-107
Description
Looks at characteristics and meaning of Aboriginal fishing rights within context of in Canadian law and goals of effective management and fair distribution.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Foremost Man and his Band

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David Lee
Saskatchewan History, vol. 36, no. 3, Autumn, 1983, pp. 94-101
Description
Describes the resistance of Nekaneet (Foremost Man or Front Man) and those that followed him, to the attempts of the Canadian government to settle the First Nations onto reserves. Argues that Nekaneet’s goal was a reserve in the Cypress Hills. Entire issue on one .pdf scroll to page 94
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Forging the Prairie West

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
George Hoffman
Prairie Forum, vol. 23, no. 2, Fall, 1998, pp. 290-292
Description
Book review of: Forging the Prairie West by John Herd Thompson.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.