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Treaties and the Treaty Relationship webinar series

Treaties and the Treaty Relationship Webinar Series

Canada's History Society is delighted to announce that we have collaborated with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba to create and host the Treaties and the Treaty Relationship webinar series.

This webinar series shares information and promotes conversation about the historical and contemporary issues that relate to treaties. These presentations explore both the Canadian and First Nations perspectives of treaties.

Through the Treaties and the Treaty Relationship webinar series we are able bring the TRCM's Treaty Education Initiative into your homes and your classrooms. With your participation, we can increase the knowledge and understanding of the treaties and the treaty relationship among all Canadians.

The Treaties and the Treaty Relationship webinar series will run from October 2016 to the end of March 2017.

Register now and you will receive news about the series, reminders leading up to each webinar, and after each webinar, a link to the video recording.


Upcoming webinars:

"Grant me wherewith to make my living": Reflections on the making of Treaty 1 and the implications of Canada's Indian Act of 1876. Presentation by Jean Friesen.
December 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm CT

About this webinar: This presentation, based on the written record, will examine the first of Canada's western treaties, made at Lower Fort Gary in 1871. We will look at the expectations of both parties at the treaty and will discuss the implications for First Nations of the introduction and administration of the Indian Act in the west in 1876.

About the Presenter: Jean Friesen recently retired from the University of Manitoba where she taught Indigenous and Canadian history and Public History. She served as historian at the (now) Museum of Canadian History in Ottawa, was the founding editor of Manitoba History and Chair of the Manitoba Heritage Council. Her research has focused on the relations between First Nations and Newcomers in B.C. and the prairies in the 19th century. She has conducted research for the Public Interest Law Centre in Manitoba and has also served as a witness in cases related to Treaty 1.

To watch past webinars go to Canada's History YouTube Channel.

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