We’ve all heard of Treaties, Land Acknowledgements and the word “reconciliation.” But what do these mean? What should we do to foster a positive and reciprocal relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada?
Let’s go beyond the buzz words and find out what actually happened in our history, starting right here in Tkaronto.
Key Inquiry Question
How can exploring our Treaties and other agreements help us move towards constructive Indigenous and Canadian relations?
By the end of the Exploring our Treaties program, students will:
- Understand various methods of governance, peacekeeping, and negotiation that First Nations communities used between each other and with settlers
- Identify meaning, purpose and relevancy of treaties in contemporary times for Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations and communities in Canada
- Use appropriate terminology for FNMI (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) groups