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B.C. Treaty Commission

The B.C. Treaty Commission is “the independent body responsible for facilitating treaty negotiations among the governments of Canada, British Columbia and First Nations in B.C. The Treaty Commission and the treaty process were established in 1992 by agreement among Canada, B.C. 368 more words

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Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)

The UBCIC was founded in 1969 by a group of Indian Chiefs in B.C., partly as a collective response to the federal government’s assimilationist White Paper, and through recognition of the need for different First Peoples of B.C. 332 more words

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Pulling Together Canoe Journeys

The Pulling Together Canoe Society, incorporated as a non-profit in 2004, organizes annual canoe trips along the West Coast of British Columbia that bring together RCMP officers, public servants, and Aboriginal peoples. 195 more words

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Unity Ride and Two Row Wampum 400th Anniversary

In honour of the 400th anniversary of the Two Row Wampum treaty established between the Haudenosaunee and the Dutch, the First Nations Dakota People of Manitoba brought their… 142 more words

Public Education

Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM)

The TRCM is the result of a partnership between the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Canada “with a mandate to strengthen, rebuild and enhance the Treaty relationship with mutual respect between First Nations and Manitobans.” In 2003, the federal Cabinet approved the establishment of a treaty commission in Manitoba, followed by the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the AMC and the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. 168 more words

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Indigenous Bar Association

The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) is “a non-profit professional organization for Indian, Inuit and Métis persons trained in the field of law.” The organization aims to “foster public awareness within the legal community, the Indigenous community and the general public in respect of legal and social issues of concern to Indigenous peoples in Canada.” In 2013 the IBA held its 25th Annual Conference on the theme of “Peace, Friendship & Respect:  A Critical Examination of the Honour of the Crown on the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation and the Treaty of Niagara.”

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Settler Treaty Card Poster

The Settler Treaty Card Poster is an ad campaign which features a woman smiling and holding a card designed to appear as though it was issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. 529 more words

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