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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.

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

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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: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/canada-is-actually-tricultural:The Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism has forgotten one of the country's founding nations -- Native Canadians. Mrs. Monteur of the…

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

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

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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…

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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…

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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…
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