Atikamekw, A Cree language of Canada

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Atikamekw is spoken by three isolated communities on reservations of Manuane, Obedjiwan, Weymontachie, between La Tuque, Quebec, and Senneterre, Quebec, 200 to 400 km north of Montreal in south central Quebec, along the upper reaches of the St. Maurice River. … Atikamekw, A Cree language of Canada »»

Meaning of Northwest Territories Place Names

Many common place names have their origins in First Nations languages. This article gives the tribal origin and meaning of some places in the Northwest Territories which may be familiar to you. … Meaning of Northwest Territories Place Names »»

Yukon place names and their meanings

Many common place names have their origins in First Nations languages. This article gives the tribal origin and meaning of some places in the Yukon which may be familiar to you. … Yukon place names and their meanings »»

Blood Reserve

Blood Indian Reserve No. 148 is a Blackfoot Reserve located in Alberta, Canada. It is the largest Indian Reserve in Canada, and the second most populous. … Blood Reserve »»

7 Ojibway Teachings Free Video

Manitoba First Nation Elder Dave Courchene explains the origins and lessons of the First Nation Seven Teachings. … 7 Ojibway Teachings Free Video »»

14 Douglas Treaties of 1850-1854

From 1850-1854, Douglas negotiated a series of fourteen land purchases from the Aboriginal people at Fort Victoria, Fort Rupert, and Nanaimo. Like treaties in Central Canada from the same period, these treaties were simple land transactions. … 14 Douglas Treaties of 1850-1854 »»

The Robinson-Superior and Robinson-Huron Treaties of 1850

During the spring of 1850, Robinson made an exploratory trip through the proposed surrender lands around Lakes Huron and Superior. Robinson returned to the upper lakes in late August 1850 to negotiate a treaty. … The Robinson-Superior and Robinson-Huron Treaties of 1850 »»

Williams Treaties signed in1923 to 1950 settled conflicts from 1700s and 1800s treaties

When Confederation was declared in 1867, it was widely held that lands in the Province of Ontario were all legally surrendered to the Crown through treaties. By the 1910s, however, concerns were being raised that some of the treaties were problematic and that not all the lands of Central Ontario were covered by a treaty. … Williams Treaties signed in1923 to 1950 settled conflicts from 1700s and 1800s treaties »»

Upper Canada Land Surrenders 1763-1923

After years of conflict in North America between the British and the French, the Treaty of Paris was signed on February 10th 1763. France cede its claim to colonial territories in North America, and Britain’s colonies began estabhishing peaceful relations with the indigenous peoples. … Upper Canada Land Surrenders 1763-1923 »»

Role of the Peace and Friendship Treaties (1725-1779)

The Peace and Friendship treaties concluded in this period all followed a similar pattern. Their terms simply re-established peace and commercial relations. In these treaties, Aboriginal peoples did not surrender rights to land or resources. … Role of the Peace and Friendship Treaties (1725-1779) »»