Peace & Friendship Treaties

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Aboriginal Treaties

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jim R. Miller
Description
Outlines the history of treaty making in Canada between Aboriginal peoples and the Crown.
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As Long as the Sun Shines ...

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Tasha Hubbard
Description
Comments on the foundations on which treaty was based and that treaties were to be honoured forever. Duration: 9:55
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Blackfoot Peace Treaties

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hugh A. Dempsey
Alberta History, vol. 54, no. 4, Autumn, 2006, pp. 22-26
Description
Discusses the various types of Blackfoot treaties, including peace treaties between bands, as well as several reasons for their conception.
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Canada's Atlantic Indigenous Fishing Decision

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter Jull
Indigenous Law Bulletin, no. 82, 1999
Description
Looks at the Supreme Court of Canada's decision that fishing rights of Aboriginals guaranteed in a 1760 British Treaty of Peace and Friendship must be honoured.
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eCulture

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Leo J. Omani
Description
Website contains links to: information about individual communities, culture, treaty, timeline, video and audio clips, and interviews with Elders. Suitable as a classroom resource.
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Family Feud

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Desmond Morton
Canada's History, vol. 91, no. 2, April/May 2011, p. 42
Description
Book review of: The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor.
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Groundwork for Reassessment: A Few Legal Pearls

Alternate Title
Between Keewatin and Tsilhqot'in: Reflections From the Centre of Turtle Island
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Bill Gallagher
Description
Presentation by the author of Resource Rulers: Fortune and Folly on Canada's Road to Resources, offers recommendations to First Nations people including promoting their 197 legal wins. Duration: 31:50.
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The Importance of Oral and Extrinsic Historical Evidence in Understanding Indian Treaties

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
John F. Leslie
Archivaria, no. 53, Spring, 2002, pp. [122]-129
Description
Review essay on: The True Spirit and Original Intent of Treaty 7 by Treaty 7 Elders and Tribal Council with Walter Hildebrandt, Sarah Carter, and Dorothy First Rider. Bounty and Benevolence: A History of Saskatchewan Treaties by Arthur J. Ray, Jim Miller, and Frank Tough. Mi'kmaq Treaties on Trial: History, Land, and Donald Marshall Junior by William C. Wicken.
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[Indigenous Treaty Rights: Overfishing, Out of Season]

Alternate Title
As It Happens ; September 23, 1990
[Aboriginal Rights: Overfishing, Out of Season]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Rick MacInnes-Rae
Arthur Bull
Description
Broadcast discusses after-effects of ruling in the Donald Marshall, Jr. case and concerns about aggressive lobster fishing. Includes synopsis and "Did You Know?" section. Duration: 7:30.
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Introduction: The Marriage of History and Law in R. v. Sioui

Alternate Title
[Document One]: The Murray-Huron Treaty of 1760
[Document Three]: Supreme Court of Canada, Reasons For Judgement, R v. Sioui
[Document Two]: Factum of the Intervenor: National Indian Brotherhood (Assembly of First Nations)
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Franklin S. Gertler
Peter W. Hutchins
J. A. Murray
Native Studies Review, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 132–150
Description
Introduction and three archival items dealing with case of four brothers charged with offences under the Quebec Parks Act after a spiritual excursion into the forest. Documents highlight historical guarantees, a treaty of peace and friendship, and land use rights.
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Is the Crown at War with Us?

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alanis Obomsawin
Description
Looks at conflict between Federal fishery officers fought against the Mi'gmaq fishermen of Esgenoopetitj, or Burnt Church, New Brunswick during the summer of 2000. Duration: 96:31. This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
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Legal and Political Background: Maritime Peace and Friendship Treaties (1725 to 1776)

Alternate Title
Supreme Court of Canada Rulings
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Description
Website contains links to treaties covering the Mi'kmaq and Maliseet people in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. These treaties did not involve cession of land, but dealt with hunting, fishing, trading rights with the British, and continuation of customary and religious practices. The website also lists rulings by the Supreme Court for the period 1990-2000.
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Marshall and Bernard: Treaty Rights and Treaty Table

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John McEvoy
University of New Brunswick Law Journal, vol. 55, 2006, pp. 105-119
Description
Examination and interpretation of the "truckhouse" clause in the Peace and Friendship treaties by the Supreme Court of Canada.
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Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management
Description
A “fully-searchable database containing information about 2200 Mi'kmaq and Mi'kmaq-related textual records and published items” held by Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management. Includes records for treaties, photographs, other archival and library holdings.
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R. v. Marshall, [1999] 3 S.C.R. 456

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Supreme Court of Canada
Description
Ruling concluded that there is no existing right to trade in the Treaties of 1760-61 to exempt Donald Marshall from the Federal fisheries regulations.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 57: Mah-Sos School Gymnasium, Tobique, New Brunswick

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
RCAP 57 contains files from the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Mah-Sos School Gymnasium in Tobique, New Brunswick. This sitting of the Commission contains presentations by a series of community groups, and individuals on topics including education, women's issues, treaties, and Micmac history. Each presentation can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Chief Roger Augustine, President, Union of New Brunswick Indians

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Roger Augustine
Description
File contains a presentation by Chief Roger Augustine of the Union of New Brunswick Indians. Augustine delivers a presentation on the history of his people, Constitutional issues, Treaties, self-governance, land claims, and related issues. Following this he discusses land claims and justice models with Commissioner Erasmus.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Chief Stewart Paul, Tobique First Nation

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Stewart Paul
Description
File contains a presentation by Chief Stewart Paul of the Tobique First Nation. Paul welcomes Commissioners Erasmus and Robinson to Tobique, then proceeds to discuss the history of the First Nation, its part in Pre-Confederation Treaties, the creation of their reserve, its war veterans in numerous global conflicts, notable individuals from Tobique, and some of the economic and social concerns faced by the nation. Paul also elaborates on some of the programming undertaken by the community to deal with these concerns.
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The Two "Mystery" Belts of Grand River: A Biography of the Two Row Wampum and the Friendship Belt

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathryn V. Muller
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 1, Winter, 2007, pp. 129-164
Description
Author explores the roles and meanings that have been ascribed to the Friendship Belt and the Two Row Wampum belts historically and what impact they have on contemporary Haudenosaunee understandings of nationhood and sovereignty.
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