Category Archives: Treaties

Two Row on the Grand

Two Row on the Grand was an event hosted by Six Nations on July 24, 2019 to August 1, 2019. It was a symbolic representation of the Two Row Treaty that was put into action over 500 years ago. The … Continue reading

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Community Voices for Manoomin

Community Voices for Manoomin is a community-based advocacy group  in the Kawartha Lakes region in central Ontario. The group is made up of Indigenous and non-Indigenous members who advocate and support the rejuvenated and continued traditional harvesting of Manoomin (wild … Continue reading

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Nogojiwanong Project

The Nogijiwanong Project was developed between local Indigenous communities and the city of Peterborough, Ontario, in recognition of the 200th anniversary of Rice Lake Treaty No. 20, one of the treaties that governs this area. Nogijiwanong, is the Anishinaabeg word … Continue reading

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Treaty Recognition Week (Ontario)

The Ontario government is working towards reconciliation by recognising the colonial practices of treaty making which worked to “exploit, assimilate and eradicate” (Ontario.ca) Indigenous peoples. In a step towards reconciliation, the Ontario government has recognised the first week of November … Continue reading

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Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Educational Programs

Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park is the site of Blackfoot Crossing, where Treaty No. 7 was signed between the Government of Canada and the Plains First Nations of what is now considered southern Alberta. The Historical Park is home to a … Continue reading

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Talking Treaties

Talking Treaties is a multi-arts performance-based initiative which represents a participatory collaboration between First Story Toronto and Jumblies Theatre. “Talking Treaties artfully shares local Indigenous history and awareness.” They focus on creative educational activities. One of their projects, Talking Treaties Spectacle … Continue reading

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Lands Claims Coalition

The Land Claims Agreements Coalition works to ensure that comprehensive land claims and associated self-government agreements are respected, honoured and fully implemented in order to achieve their objectives. Formed in 2003, LCAC membership includes all post-effective date modern treaty holders … Continue reading

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Treaty 6 Educational and Interactive Website

This website has been created by the Living Sky School Division as an initiative to educate its students and teachers about Treaty 6. It includes an interactive game to test and expand upon facts relevant to the treaty 6 territory. … Continue reading

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Two Row Paddle Down the Grand River

What started as a commemorative trip down the Hudson River to celebrate the anniversary of the Two Row Wampum Belt Treaty is developing into a movement for greater awareness, pride and action. Members of the original paddle offer Indigenous and … Continue reading

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Documentary: Trick or Treaty? Showcases Issues with Treaty 9

The documentary, Trick or Treaty?, was produced by Alanis Obomsawin to showcase issues affecting the people who signed Treaty 9 including their initiatives to invoke dialogue with the Canadian government for greater justice and respect. The peoples involved are seeking … Continue reading

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