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2 edition of Treaty with the Indians at Lesser Slave Lake. found in the catalog.

Treaty with the Indians at Lesser Slave Lake.

Canada. Dept. of External Affairs.

Treaty with the Indians at Lesser Slave Lake.

by Canada. Dept. of External Affairs.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTreaty no. 8 Made June 21, 1899 and Adhesions, Reports, Etc.
SeriesCanada. Treaties, etc. (Treaty series) -- 8
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21945877M

On J , on a point of land just south of present-day Grouard, Alberta, six leaders of the First Nations of Lesser Slave Lake signed a government-prepared document known as Treaty #8. All future land use and development in northern Alberta flowed from this event. The virtual exhibit will not only illuminate this moment in history but will also throw light on the contemporary. Sucker Creek First Nation SCFN is located on the southwestern shore of Lesser Slave Lake at Enilda, about 22km east of High Prairie, Alberta. The band has a registered population of (as of March ) and almost hectares of reserve land.

Treaty 5 () involved the Saulteaux and Swampy Cree non-treaty tribes and peoples around Lake Winnipeg in the District of Keewatin. David Laird, Canada's Minister of the Interior, supported Alexander Morris as Morris led in the or General: The Earl of Dufferin, Marquess of Lorne. In , however, the band withdrew from the Lesser Slave Lake council and formed the Western Cree Tribal Council along with Horse Lake First Nation and Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, and remains a member. Duncan's is also a member of a treaty council, the Treaty 8 First Nations of arters: Brownvale.

Alberta bands are members of the Athabasca Tribal Council, Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations, Four Nations Administration, Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council, Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council, North Peace Tribal Council, Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, Treaty 7 Management Corporation, Western Cree Tribal Council, and Yellowhead Tribal Council. Fish were allegedly trafficked after being illegally killed in Lesser Slave Lake and nearby Winagami Lake "under the guise of Métis and treaty domestic fishing rights," Fish and Wildlife.


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Treaty with the Indians at Lesser Slave Lake by Canada. Dept. of External Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Indians of the provisional district of Athabasca and parts of the country adjacent thereto, as described in the treaty and shown on the map attached. The date fixed for meeting the Indians at Lesser Slave Lake was the 8th of June, Owing, however, to unfavourable weather and lack of boatmen, we did not reach the point until the 19th.

Charles Mair's first-hand account of the signing of Treaty No. 8 at Lesser Slave Lake in and the distribution of scrip in the district of Athabasca "has come to constitute the most detailed published source for the interpretation of these events," albeit from Mair's imperial perspective, notes Leonard, as a "government supporter, ardent Format: Paperback.

The Cree Indians, of Sturgeon Lake, and the country thereabouts, having met at Lesser Slave Lake, on this eight day of June, in the present yearJames Ansdell Macrae, Esquire, and having had explained to them the terms of the treaty unto which the Chief and Headmen of the Indians of Lesser Slave Lake and adjacent country set their hands.

to record the treaty execution for readers to the south. The Cree Indians at Lesser Slave Lake were at this time familiar with the ways of the white settlers and their government and, while the meeting at Lesser Slave Lake was not marked by great. Great Slave Lake, thence along the said shore northeasterly (and including such rights to the islands in said lakes as the Indians mentioned in the treaty may possess), and thence easterly and HANDS at Lesser Slave Lake on the twenty-first day of June, in the year herein first above Size: 91KB.

The Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council (LSLIRC) Treaty & Aboriginal Rights Research (TARR) program gathers confidential information as a necessary part of File Size: KB. in the country north of Lesser Slave lake, who have not accepted treaty as Indians, or scrip as half-breeds, but this is not so much through indisposition to do so as because they live at points distant from those visited, and are not pressed by want.

The Indians of all parts of the territory who have not yetFile Size: KB. The original treaty was signed at Lesser Slave Lake on 21 Junewith further adhesions taken to the Treaty at Peace River Landing, Fort Vermillion, Fond du Lac, Dunvegan, Fort Chipewyan, Smith’s Landing, Fort McMurray and Wabasca Lake later that summer.

Infurther adhesions were taken at Sturgeon Lake, Fort St. Lesser Slave Lake, but there were also several scrips distributed at Fort Vermilion, Fort Chipewyan, Peace River Landing and other points. Some Métis in the area desired to be treated as “Indians” and they were taken into treaty.4 Treaty 85 was initially signed on Jby the Crown and Cree from the Lesser Slave Lake area.

45 First Nations in three treaty areas; reserves; Approximatelyhectares of reserve land; The most commonly spoken First Nations languages are: Blackfoot; Cree; Chipewyan; Dene; Sarcee; and Stoney (Nakoda Sioux) Treaty 8.

Signed at Lesser Slave Lake in IN WITNESS WHEREOF Her Majesty's said Commissioners and the Cree Chief and Headmen of Lesser Slave Lake and the adjacent territory, HAVE HEREUNTO SET THEIR HANDS at Lesser Slave Lake on the twenty-first day of June, in the year herein first above written.

[Treaty No. 8 was concluded with signatures from all the communities of Treaty No. Treaty 8-Signed at Lesser Slave Lake in Alberta First Nations signed the treaty.-Adhesions were signed in,Oversquare kilometers of land was set aside; this is the largest land area covered by a numbered treaty.-Inthe Tsek’ehne of McLeod Lake were officially brought into Treaty Size: 1MB.

By it was a steamboat centre, until the arrival of the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway inshortly after which the rail town of Slave Lake was subdivided. There are also several Cree Indian reserves along the south shore of the lake, held loosely together by the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Indian Council.

LESSER SLAVE LAKE INDIAN REGIONAL COUNCIL TREATY ABORIGINAL RIGHTS RESEARCH PROGRAM 3 Page 3 Federal Crown. The Archives houses the original records of the Lesser Slave Lake Indian Agency Annuity Treaty Pay lists from to 3. ROLE & MISSION: LSLIRCWTARR Archives operates under the LSLIRCWTARR Program, a branch of the Lesser SlaveFile Size: KB.

Swan River First Nation is one of the original signatories to Treaty No. 8 that was signed on the southern shore if Lesser Slave Lake in One of the guiding principles of Swan River’s consultation department is to protect their Treaty Rights. Below is an expert from the Treaty.

The Lesser Slave Lake Indian Agency covered a vast area encompassing northern Alberta and parts of northeastern British Columbia and northwestern Saskatchewan in the Treaty 8 region. It consisted of Slave, Beaver, Saulteaux and Cree reserves including Boyer River, Upper Hay River, Hudson's Hope, Moberly Lake, Fort St.

John, Duncan's, Dunvegan. The Lesser Slave Lake region is a great place to visit. Our small town community offers many amenities and supports outdoor adventures. Whether to challenge minds and bodies, refresh spirits or to renew and rejuvenate through nature’s beauty we invite you to visit and enjoy our unique natural area.

Examines the differing government and Indian interpretations of Treaties 6,7, and 8. Chapter III Treaty At Lesser Slave Lake. The Treaty point at last Our camp at Lesser Slave Lake The Treaty ground and assembly "Civilized" Indians Keenooshayo and Moostoos The Treaty proceedings The Treaty Commissioners separate Vermilion and Fort Chipewyan treaties Indian chief asks for a railway Wahpoośkow Treaty McKenna and Ross set out for Home Commission issued to J.

Macrae Numbers of Indians treated. The Cree Indians, of Sturgeon Lake, and the country thereabouts, having met at Lesser Slave Lake, on this eight day of June, in the present yearJames Ansdell Macrae, Esquire, and having had explained to them the terms of the treaty unto which the Chief and Headmen of the Indians of Lesser Slave Lake and adjacent country set their hands.

Slave Lake area in andand oil strikes near Fort Norman also heightened government interest in the region. A Territorial council was appointed inand in a Territorial civil service staff was brought into Fort Smith.

In the summer ofCanada concluded Treaty Eleven with Indian people of Great Slave Lake. Scrip was.Created inthe Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council – Treaty Aboriginal Rights Research (LSLIRC-TARR) Program provides historical Specific Claims research services to the TARR client nations.

The primary function of the TARR Program is to provide Specific Claims research to the TARR client nations. However, as a result of conducting research over the past 15 years, the program has .By: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada ISBN: X The first chapter of this book describes the six major cultural regions of First Nations in Canada: Woodland, Iroquoian, Plains, Plateau,Pacific Coast, and Mackenzie/Yukon River basin First Nations.