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13onedish_wampum.jpg
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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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…

2000bcca525.pdf
This decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal addressed whether a provincial land titles Registrar properly refused to attached a note of "lis pendens" (pending litigation) to the title of land slated to be developed into recreational…

Two Row Wampum.jpg
The following description is adapted from Onondaga Nation, People of the Hills, "Two Row Wampum – Gusweñta", online: http://www.onondaganation.org/culture/wampum/two-row-wampum-belt-guswenta/ Two rows of blue, each symbolizing a different nation.…

Royal Proclamation 1763.jpg
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…

constitution s 25.jpg
Sections 25 and 35 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms address how rights protected under the Charter will intersect with existing rights held by Canada's Indigenous peoples. Section 25 guarantees that no rights protected under the…

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These files contain excerpts from Connolly v. Woolrich et al. , an important 1867 case. This case considered the legality of a marriage between a man employed by the Hudson Bay and an indigenous woman. The wedding was not performed by a priest, but…

TTC-Justice-Brochure-WEB.pdf
This brochure provides information about the Teslin Tlingit Justice Council and Peacemaker Court. A tripartite agreement among the Teslin Tlingit Council, the Yukon government, and the Canadian government provided for the establishment of a Teslin…
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