This guide shares information to help begin to learn about treaties between Indigenous nations and Canada. It also shares resources that can be helpful for doing more in-depth research.
Winnipeg is located within the boundaries of Treaty 1, signed August 3, 1871 at Lower Fort Garry. Treaty 1 is also known as "The Stone Fort Treaty."
image: Treaty medal cast to commemorate Treaty 1. Medal circa 1873. image credit: Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba
SOURCE: City of Winnipeg Indigenous Relations Division
SUMMARY: "The Indigenous Relations Division had the privilege to sit down with Elder Ruth Norton (Sagkeeng First Nation) to get her perspective on Treaty No. 1 and the Treaty relationship."
SOURCE: University of Manitoba
featuring: Elder Harry Bone, Dr. Jean Friesen, Jamie Wilson, (now former) Treaty Relations Commissioner of Manitoba, and Ovide Mercredi
running time: approximately 2 hours, including question and answer period
Delivered at Circle of Life Thunderbird House, Winnipeg. 2014.
running time: approximately 48 minutes
SOURCE: Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba
running time: approximately 36 minutes
Part of Sylvia McAdam's Cree Teachings series of videos. 2014.
running time: approximately 8 minutes
SOURCE: Canada's History Society. Presented by Connie Wyatt Anderson. Created in collaboration with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba.
running time: approximately 54 minutes
SOURCE: Canada's History Society. Created in collaboration with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba.
running time: approximately 44 minutes