Treaty Maps: Ontario

46 treaties, First Nations and other agreements in Ontario Click the picture above to download the map (Download PDF file, 1 MB)

The Two Row Wampum Belt – Brochure

    The Two Row Wampum Belt (Kas-wen-tha) symbolizes the agreement and conditions under which the Haudenosaunee (People of the Long House, Iroquois Six Nations) welcomed the white Europeans to Turtle Island (North America). Historically the Haudenosaunee were nations of people who practiced very sophisticated, yet simple diplomatic principles in their dealings with other nations….

The Journey of Nishiyuu Walkers – The Story (Video)

A group of young people from the James Bay Cree community of Whapmagoostui, Que., has arrived at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, ending a 1,600-kilometre trek meant to bring attention to aboriginal issues. Six youths and a guide left Whapmagoostui in January to snowshoe and walk to Ottawa in support of the Idle No More movement….

World’s Indigenous People resources

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. Here is a great website for teachers called the Indigenous Peoples – Cybershoolbus – created by the United Nations. Also a fact sheet on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples PDF – Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples .

“Indian Givers” (2012) – Rocketship Productions Documentary (1hr)

“Indian Givers” (2012) is a mixed-art documentary film, produced by the Sarnia/Aamjiwnaang-based Kiijig Collective, made collaboratively by and for Native and non-Native youth, shot and edited by Ian Alexander of Rocketship Productions and SCITS student Sadie Mallon. This 60-minute film invites the audience on a journey with the characters by stepping into their lives as…

Educational Organizations in Alberta

Organization About Bear Paw Education The Bear Paw Education Centre is based in Alberta, they hold workshops and produce educational materials such as comic books, DVDs, newsletters, periodicals, books and reports on topics from Youth to Tenant Rights. Visit

Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit – PDF

Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit Produced by: Canadian Labour Congress Anti-Racism and Human Rights Department Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit Author Canadian Labour Congress Anti-racism and Human Rights Department Title Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit Year 2002 Editor Canadian Labour Congress Publisher Canadian Labour Congress Publisher URL URL Book URL URL Place of Publication Ottawa….

Treaties and Relations – Teachers Resources (Age13+)

Canada in the Making – Teachers Resources. Lessons A Timeline of Aboriginal Treaties in Canada A group survey and visual presentation of important treaties and other documents relating to aboriginals. (Ages 16 and up) This Rich Land An examination of treaty areas using geographical and historical skills. (Ages 15 and up) Some Quick Lesson Ideas…

MAPS of First Nations in Canada (by Province)

Ontario   Order a copy of the Ontario First Nations map from Aboriginal Affairs   British Columbia   first nations in bc map pdf View more ebooks on First Peoples’ Language Map of B.C Visit – First Peoples’ Language Map of B.C Yukon   Traditional Territories of Yukon First Nations pdf Quebec  …

SMART Board Activities K-6 Teaching Treaties in the Classroom

NOTE: If you don’t have the Smartboard full software version, you can view the lesson plans with the SmartBoard Notebook Express software. available here. The Office of the Treaty Commissioner ( – The following SMART Board Activities have been created for grades K-6.

The Anishinaabe Understanding of Treaty #3

“We have kept our part of the treaty” The Anishinaabe Understanding of Treaty #3 Published by: Grand Council Treaty #3 is an association of 25 Anishnaabe First Nations, located in northwestern Ontario and southeastern Manitoba. Treaty #3-Booklet.pdf