Douglas Treaties

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Challenges of Treaty Interpretation No. 2

Alternate Title
Treaty Interpretation 2 - Treaty Conference
Vancouver Island Pre-Confederation Treaties Conference, 2012
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
John Lutz
Cole Harris
Raymond Frogner
Louise Mandell
Description
Speakers discuss: ambiguity in both oral accounts and written versions of the Douglas Treaties; litigation arising from treaties; archival treatment of colonial documents pertaining to the treaties and the bound register; contradictory views about the issue of treaty annuities versus lump sum payments. Followed by question and answer period. Duration: 2:01:00.
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Duty to Consult Met in Forest Management Decisions on Treaty Lands

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joan M. Young
[McMillan] Aboriginal Law Bulletin, July 2013
Description
Comments on the Kwakiutl First Nations' objections to the province's decisions to allow a forestry company to remove its private lands from a tree farm licence and to approve a forest stewardship plan. Refers to Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Chartrand v. The District Manager.
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The Fort Victoria and Other Vancouver Island Treaties, 1850-1854

Alternate Title
BC Archives MS-0772
Register of Land Purchases from Indians
Archival » Archival Items
Description
Copies of pages in the Register of Land Purchases from Indians and additional pages recording other agreements made by the Hudson's Bay Company in Nanaimo and Fort Rupert, which were also known as the Douglas treaties.
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The Governor's Letters: Uncovering Colonial British Columbia

Archival » Collections (primary materials)
Author/Creator
[Jenny Clayton
Lindsay Gibson
Martin Holmes
Critical Thinking Consortium]
Description
Website provides learning materials about the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia before the province was created. Contains links to complete collection of correspondence from 1846 to 1871. One section of teacher material deals with question "Were the Douglas Treaties and the Numbered Treaties Fairly Negotiated?"
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Indians of British Columbia - Booklet. - 1969.

Alternate Title
Indians of British Columbia: An Historical Review
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Description
Federal government publication relating to Aboriginal life in British Columbia, covering areas such as pre-contact, explorers and traders, colonization, missions, post-Confederation, education and economic development.
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The Native Land Policies of Governor James Douglas

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cole Harris
BC Studies, no. 174, Summer, 2012, pp. 101-122
Description
Douglas was responsible for treaties on Vancouver Island and establishment of reserves on mainland British Columbia. He was much more generous when allotting land than those that followed and reserves were made smaller almost immediately.
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Sources on the Douglas Treaties

Alternate Title
[The Governor's Letters: Uncovering Colonial British Columbia]
[Were the Douglas Treaties and the Numbered Treaties Fairly Negotiated?: Support Materials]
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lindsay Gibson
Jenny Clayton
[David Latasse
James Douglas
Hamar Foster ... [et al.]]
Description
Taken from the teacher's materials section of the The Governor's Letters: Uncovering Colonial British Columbia website. For use with Grades 9 to 12.
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Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs Aboriginal Title Curriculum Project

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Law Foundation of British Columbia
Description
Covers topics such as Indigenous perceptions of land ownership, relationship with newcomers, Federal responsibilities, Douglas Treaties, and significant court decisions. For use with secondary school students.
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WSANEC: Emerging Land or Emerging People

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jack Horne
Arbutus Review, vol. 3, no. 2, Special Focus on Indigenous Governance, 2012, pp. 6-19
Description
Reviews scholarship on British Columbia resettlement, examines the Saanichton Marina court case, and discusses ongoing disputes over recognition of the Douglas Treaties.
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