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The Treaty of 1850.
Historiacal Research

1500 – Colonization (as far back as 1493 with Papal Bull) Indian Act consolidated & imposed legislation

1850 – Started to negotiate/refine territory boundaries

1867 – British North America Act

1874 – Founding of the Dominion of Canada

1876 – Indian Act imposed

1870 – Residential Schools

1951 – Indian Act changes - Many changes

1985 - Indian Act Changes - C-31 Abolished Marrying Out; reinstatement of women

1969 – White Paper Policy on Assimilation and Rejection

1976 – 1st Modern Treaty – James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement

1982 – Repatriation of the Constitution

1982 – Protection of Aboriginal Treaty Rights, Section 35

1995 – Inherent Rights Policy (Self government Policy)

1996 - Royal Commission on Aboriginal People

1998 – 2nd Modern Treaty – Nisga’a Nation, British Columbia

2007 – United Nations Declaration of Indigenous People*

2016 – Canada recognizes UN Declaration of Indigenous People

2017 – Indian Act Change – S3 Rights -New Entitlements; correcting gender issues

2017 – MMWI Inquiry

2018-19 - Indian Act Change – Expansion of Eligibility