PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP TREATYWHO: TheMi'kmaq, Maliseet and Passamaquoddy First Nations signed this treaty.Lawrence Armstrong and John Doucett signed this treaty on behalf of the British. WHAT: The Peace and Friendship treaty consists of two different documents. The first document was signed by the Wabanaki and the second was signed by the British making promises to one another. WHEN: The Peace and Friendship treaty was signed in 1726.WHERE: It was signed in Eastern Canada where New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are now. WHY: This treaty was signed to end a war between the Wabanaki and New England that lasted up to three years. New England and the French were competing for control for of North America so this treaty helped New England make peace with the Wabanaki and become their friends. This treaty is a way of making an alliance with the Wabanaki.
ROBINSON TREATYWHO: The Robinson treaty was signed by the Ojibwa chiefs andWilliam Benjamin Robinson signed for the Crown. WHAT: There were two different treaties. The Robinson-Superior treaty and the Robinson-Huron treaty. The Robinson-Superior treaty gave three reserved lands for the First Nations to live on and the Robinson-Huron treaty gave the First Nations twenty one reserves to choose from. Both of the treaties came with fishing and hunting rights for the First Nations and the British got all the mining rights so the First Nations wouldn’t interfere. The First Nations could do their hunting and fishing on lands they previously had unless it becomes private property. WHEN: Both treaties were signed in 1850. The British proposed the treaty on September 5th and persuaded Chief Peau de Chat to signing. He signed the Robinson-Superior treaty on September 7, 1850. Chief Shinguakouse was unconvinced for a couple of days then later signed the Robinson-Huron treaty on September 9, 1850. WHERE: The treaties were signed in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and all treaties were claiming land around Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The Robinson-Superior treaty gave the Crown the north shoreline of Lake Superior. This included islands from Batchewana Bay to the Pigeon River. The Robinson-Huron treaty gave the Crown the Lake Huron north and east shoreline, including the islands, from Matchedash Bay to Batchewans Bay.WHY:The British wanted the land the First Nations had for mining. This ended up being a successful decision.
SELKIRK TREATY OF 1817WHO: The Selkirk treaty was signed by ThomasSelkirk and by five Indian chiefs from the Cree, Chippewa, Saulteaux and Killistine nations.WHAT: The Cree, Saulteaux, and Killistine First Nations were promised an annual pay of one hundred pounds of tobacco to give up their land.WHEN: The Selkirk treaty was signed on July 18, 1817.WHERE: This treaty cover some of the northern United States and Assiniboine River, Fort Gary, and the Red River in Canada.WHY: The Selkirk treaty was made in order to move the First Nations out of the area so they could build new settlements.
Treaties in Canada
Treaties In Canada<br />
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