Tag Archives: Treaties

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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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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Children Create Treaty-themed Spoken Word Poetry in Cree Language

An educational initiative funded by a TreatySmarts grant from ArtSmarts Saskatchewan brought children together from two schools (St. Frances School and Oskayak High School) to write spoken word poetry using the Cree language on the theme of treaties. The use … 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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High School Students Create Educational Videos after Learning about Treaties

An educational process undertaken by Saskatchewan’s Prairie Valley School Division in 2012 sought to engage students in the capturing of stories and deep inquiry about personal and regional historical relationships to the land and the Treaties through photography, video, interviews … Continue reading

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Map: Treaties, Nations and Communities of Manitoba

Map: Treaties, Nations and Communities of Manitoba This interactive map has been produced to show the Indigenous communities in Manitoba overlain with the approximate areas of treaty coverage. There are five nations represented (Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dene and Dakota) and … Continue reading

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Case Study: Neil Young’s Honour the Treaties Tour

by Tessa Nasca  Neil Young’s Honour the Treaties Tour is an example of a non-Indigenous celebrity artist engaging in an initiative that reaches a broad audience of mainstream arts and media consumers with a message rooted in treaty rights.  As … Continue reading

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