FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Contains historical documents, memos, reports, correspondence/letters, maps and submissions regarding validity of the 1909 surrender claim. Commissioners include: Roger J. Austine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, 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.]
After reading background information, brief biographies and primary materials, students engage in a debate between the pro- and anti-Confederation factions. Activities align with Manitoba curriculum guides for Grade 6 Social Studies and Grade 11 History of Canada.