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This is a replica of the One Dish One Spoon Wampum, which established an agreement to share resources of territories in vast regions of the Great Lakes peacefully among a number of Indigenous nations, including the Anishinaabek and Haudenosaunee.

This is a photograph of Iroquois Chiefs from the Six Nations Reserve reading Wampum belts

Caption pasted on this item:Original Plan of the Toronto Purchase from the Indians, 1787-1805. Showing the 250,808 acres, of which Toronto occupies (1911) 10,477, sold by the Indians to the Government for $9,500.

From the CBC Digital Archives, online: Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism has forgotten one of the country's founding nations -- Native Canadians. Mrs. Monteur of the…

This photograph captures Idle No More protesters marching along Government Street in Victoria on December 21, 2012.

This photograph captures Idle No More protesters marching along Government Street in Victoria on December 21, 2012.

This is a photograph of an Indigenous man being arrested at Skwelkwek'welt, the location of the Sun Peaks resort development. This man and many others were arrested for protesting at Skwelkwek'welt and for attempting to defend this land, which is…

This photograph captures part of the Secwepemc protest at Skwelkwek’welt, the traditional alpine region where the Secwepemc engaged in hunting and gathering activities. Skwelkwek’welt is also the site of the Sun Peaks resort. The photo shows a…

This is a photograph of an Indigenous man holding a sign that says "No Indians beyond this point" on land that is claimed as traditional territory of the Secwepemc nation. The territory in question is called Skwelkwek'welt, and is the high alpine…

This is an article from the magazine, Canadian Dimension. It describes tensions between Secwepemc, Neskonlith and Adams Lake bands and developers seeking to build Sun Peak recreation facilities for golf and skiing on the traditional territories of…

This is an illustration that accompanied a Book Review published in The Walrus magazine, online:  The books canvassed in the Book Review were: Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of…

From the Red Man Laughing, "Land" podcast (July 25, 2016), online: "In this episode of Red Man Laughing, Ryan turns the microphone on himself to share three stories that might shine a…

This blog post tells the story of Lake Ontario. The blog as a whole focuses on the Aboriginal history of Toronto using story telling.

This website contains interactive maps related to Indigenous peoples in Canada. This collection includes: a Story Map, two History Maps, a Treaties and Land Claims map, a Present Day: First Nations map, and a Present Day: Inuit Map.

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From the Government of Ontario, "Ontario First Nations Maps" web page, online: : The Ontario First Nations map shows the locations of: First Nation communities: listed by band number and…

This map of Canada illustrates the territory covered by treaties with Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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From the website of the Government of Canada, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, "250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763": "On October 7, 1763, King George III issued a Royal Proclamation establishing a new administrative structure…

This document is part of the 2012 Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This document contains all the Calls to Action outlined in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report.
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