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First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

Finding Treaty Texts

Try looking up the name of the treaty in the library catalogue, or the names of the parties to the treaty as title keywords.

Try for example::

  • Title: Treaty No. 6
  • Title: Treaty 8  Subject: Indians of North America
  • Title: Cree and treaty  Subject: Indians of North America

Treaty Information

Photograph of The James Bay Treaty number 9 text.

Government of Canada [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Finding Treaty Information

Some suggestions for subject terms and subject headings:

  • Native peoples Canada Treaties
  • Indigenous peoples Canada Treaties
  • Indians of North America Alberta Treaties
  • Native peoples Canada Claims
  • Native peoples Canada Constitutional Law
  • Native peoples Canada Government Relations
  • Métis Claims
  • Indians of North America Canada Treaties
  • Inuit Claims
  • Land transfer
  • Land tenure