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Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary field grounded in the languages, histories, geographies, and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples

Land Treaties

Treaties are formal agreements between nations. For Indigenous people living in Canada there are both historic and modern treaties. Most of the treaties outline land and resource distribution. Many Indigenous peoples feel that historic treaties have not been honoured. Part of reconciliation is to work towards a better understanding of treaties with Indigenous Nations living in what we now call Canada.
Land Treaty: Web Resources


Flawed Precedent
This land is their land
Natives and settlers now and then
Negotiating the deal
Keeping promises
Duty to consult
Lost Harvest
Let right be done
Ownership, Authority, and Self-determination
book cover: Keeping Promises