Treaty 1

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Canada's Subjugation of the Plains Cree, 1879- 1885

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John L. Tobias
Canadian Historical Review, vol. 64, no. 4, 1983, pp. 519-548
Description
Argues that contrary to accepted wisdom, the Canadian government did not have honourable and just intentions, but violated treaties by refusing to grant the reserve lands that had been chosen and failing to supply the promised provisions. Instead Commissioner Dewdney used the courts, military and police to bring about political goals.
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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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The Indian Treaties of the North West

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Douglas Kemp
Manitoba Pageant, vol. 5, no. 3, April 1960, p. [?]
Description
Brief description of theTreaties that were concluded between 1871 and 1877.
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Living Treaties, Breathing Research

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Aimée Craft
Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, vol. 26, no. 1, White Settler Colonialism and Indigeneity in the Canadian Context: A Tribute to Patricia Monture, 2014, pp. 1-22
Description
Looks at the true meaning and intent of treaties by the retelling of Treaty One from an Anishinaabe contextual perspective.
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Long Plain First Nation Inquiry Loss of Use Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background, submissions and recommendations from Indian Claims Commission (ICC) hearing to determine, if "loss of use" of entitlement lands fell within Canada's lawful obligations under the Specific Claims Policy. ICC recommended that the claim for loss of use be negotiated under the Specific Claims Policy. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Maps of Treaty-Making in Canada

Alternate Title
[Timelines and Maps]
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
[Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada]
Description
Series of maps illustrates the historical evolution of Canada through treaty-making, focusing on the numbered treaties. Previously titled Timelines and Maps.
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[Native Reserves: The Prairies, 1902]

Alternate Title
Historical Atlas of Canada ; v. 2, plate 33
Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project
National Perspectives: Native Canada
Native Reserves of Canada to 1902
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
[Byron Moldofsky
Mariange Beaudry
Chris Brackley
Mark Suarez]
Description
Listed by location/treaty name; table shows reserve name and number, year of initial grant, ethno-linguistic group and linguistic family, hectares and square acres at surrender and in 1902. Table created from information found in The Historical Atlas of Canada, v. 2 edited by R. Louis Gentilcore ; Geoffrey J. Matthews, cartographer and designer.
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North-West Indian Treaties

Articles » General
Author/Creator
David Laird
Transactions of the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, no. 67, Series 1, 1905, p. [?]
Description
Reprint of 1905 speech by David Laird (1833-1914) on Treaties with which he was directly involved.
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Première Nation Anishinabée de Roseau River Enquête sur la Cession de 1903

Alternate Title
Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation 1903 Surrender Inquiry (French Version)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Final Report concludes that Canada (the Crown) did not breach Treaty 1 when it permitted a surrender of the Band's reserve land. (French language version). Commissioners include: Daniel J. Bellegarde, Alan C. Holman, and Sheila G. Purdy. [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.]
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Première Nation Ojibway de Sandy Bay Enquête sur les Droits Fonciers Issus de Traité

Alternate Title
Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement Inquiry (French Version)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Focuses on the outstanding treaty land entitlement claim and examines the history including the 1913 and 1930 Order in Councils and problems regarding historical population counts. (French language version) Commissioners include: Renée Dupuis, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Alan C. Holman. [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.]
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Report on the Mediation of the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation's Treaty Land Entitlement Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submission to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) stating the Crown had not fulfilled its obligation under Treaty 1 to set apart land for the Band. An agreement was successfully reached and ratified. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation 1903 Surrender Inquiry

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Final Report concludes that Canada (the Crown) did not breach Treaty 1 when it permitted a surrender of the Band's reserve land. Commissioners include: Daniel J. Bellegarde, Alan C. Holman, and Sheila G. Purdy. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Inquiry: Medical Aid Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submission to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) in respect to the Crown deducting payments for medical aid from 1909-1934 from the Band's interest trust account. ICC recommended that the claim be accepted for negotiation and that the subject of medical aid is worthy of a comprehensive study to clarify the intentions of the various treaties. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 96: Roseau River, Manitoba

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Roseau River, Manitoba on Tuesday, December 8, 1992. File contains presentations by Aboriginal organizations and community groups. Each presentation can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Panel Discussion re Sovereignty and Jurisdiction

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains a panel discussion regarding sovereignty and jurisdiction featuring Terry Nelson, Leonard Nelson, and the assembled Commissioners. The Nelsons discuss sovereignty and jurisdiction matters as they relate to Aboriginal peoples, and particularly to the Ojibway people in Manitoba in the context of international law, economics, and race relations. The assembled Commissioners discuss some of the ideas raised with the Nelsons.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Chief Jerry Fontaine

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jerry Fontaine
Description
File contains a presentation by Chief Jerry Fontaine, Sagkeeng First Nation. Fontaine delivers a critique of the record of Brian Mulroney's Progressive Conservative government arguing that "the track record of this government on listening to its citizens is one that leaves much to be desired. I think this is what troubles me most about this exercises [the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples]." Fontaine presents a variety of Canadian Constitutional, Treaty relationship, and Department of Indian and Northern Affairs concerns.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation re Culture, Peter Atkinson, Cultural Education Program, Charlie Nelson, Councillor

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains a presentation re culture by Peter Atkinson of the Cultural Education Program, and Councillor Charlie Nelson. Atkinson discusses Treaties, language, self-government, the need for a land base, and cross-cultural mutual understanding. Councillor Nelson discusses the Anishnabe culture, its society, and history. Nelson also discusses the significance of Treaty and social problems.
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Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement Inquiry

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Focuses on the outstanding treaty land entitlement claim and examines the history including the 1913 and 1930 Order in Councils and problems regarding historical population counts. Commissioners include: Renée Dupuis, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Alan C. Holman. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Sandy Lake Ojibway First Nation, Treaty Land Entitlement Inquiry, Public Edition - October 2007

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Consists of historical documents, maps, legal documents, correspondence/letters, Field notes, excerpts, submissions, transcrips and the Inquiry Report in French and English. [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.]
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"A Serene Atmosphere"? Treaty 1 Revisited

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. J. Hall
The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 4, no. 2, 1984, pp. 321-358
Description
Examines the significance of Treaty 1 and how it set the tone for negotiations of the "numbered" Treaties that followed.
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Shelter and Housing as Treaty Provisions

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Treaties and Historical Research Centre, [Indian and Northern Affairs Canada]
Description

Looks at whether any clauses in treaties could be interpreted to apply to housing by using excerpts from treaty negotiations conducted for Treaty Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 6, as found in The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories by Alexander Morris.

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Tim Schouten

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mariianne Mays
Border Crossings, vol. 24, no. 1, February 2005, pp. 90-92
Description
Review of In the Absence of Horses and Where IS Treaty Land?, a 2004-2005 exhibition in Manitoba.
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"To rob the world of a people": Language Removal as an Instance of Colonial Genocide in the Fort Alexander Indian Residential School

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Natalia Ilyniak
Genocide Studies and Prevention, vol. 9, no. 2, Time, Movement, and Space: Genocide Studies and Indigenous Peoples, October 2015, pp. [76]-97
Description
Examines how the schools practices were designed to disrupt child/community relationship by removing Anishinaabe language.
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Treaties and an Official Use of History

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
David T. McNab
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, 1993, pp. 139-143
Description
Book review of 2 books: The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories, Including the Negotiations on which They Were Based by Alexander Morris. Canada: Indian Treaties and Surrenders From 1680 to 1890. The "Surrenders volume" is three parts; it includes the Crown's text of many pre-Confederation Treaties, while the "Morris reprint" contains the Crown's text of several Treaty texts and adhesions relating to western Canada, and some correspondence. All volumes are historical reprints.
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Treaties in Manitoba

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians
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Treaty Interpretation: A Tale of Two Stories

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aimée Craft
Description
Looks at "modern approach" to interpretation, reviews last three decades of judicial interpretation, and discusses an alternate procedure based on Anishinabe legal principles and Indigenous understandings.
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