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Breathing life into the Stone Fort Treaty : an Anishinabe understanding of Treaty One

Breathing life into the Stone Fort Treaty : an Anishinabe understanding of Treaty One

Author: Aimée Craft
Publisher: Saskatoon : Purich Pub., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In order to interpret and implement a treaty between the Crown and Canada?s First Nations, we must look to its spirit and intent, and consider what was contemplated by the parties at the time the treaty was negotiated, argues author Aimée Craft. Using a detailed analysis of Treaty One? covering what is today southern Manitoba? she illustrates how Anishinabe laws (inaakonigewin) defined Treaty One negotiations and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Treaties
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aimée Craft
ISBN: 9781895830644 1895830648
OCLC Number: 825160769
Awards: Winner of Margaret McWilliams Scholarly Book Award, Manitoba Historical Society 2014 (Canada)
Winner of Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, Manitoba Book Awards 2014 (Canada)
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Treaty Interpretation and implementation, entwined disconnection --
pt. 1. What came before Treaty One --
Skilled negotiators and diplomats: the Anishinabe and Indigenous, Fur Trade, and Crown Treaties --
Manito Api, this Piece of Land: treaty making with the Indians of Manitoba --
pt. 2. Making the Stone Fort Treaty --
The Anishinabe at the Stone Fort: the people that belong to this land --
Building on Stone foundations: relationships and protocols --
pt. 3. Anishinabe Inaakonigewin --
Gizhagiiwin: the Queen's obligations of Love, caring, kindness and equality among her children --
Land Cannot speak for itself: relationships to and about land --
pt. 4. Living the Treaty --
Implementing the Treaty; outside promises and post-treaty disputes in the immediate post-treaty years --
Re-kindling the fire: finding and embracing the Spirit and intent of Treaty One today --
Appendix: Treaty No. 1.
Other Titles: Treaty No. 1
Indenture Made between the Undersigned Chiefs and Warriors of the Chippeway or Saulteaux Nation and of the Killistine or Cree Nation, and the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Selkirk
Responsibility: Aimée Craft.
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