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Tuesday, January 08, 2008 Part 2: Canada’s Policies Towards Aboriginals Confederation established jurisdiction over aboriginal population o Pre confederation: regional responses to government relations with aboriginal peoples o Post Confederation: combination of Ontario tradition, blunders and threatened resistance o Treaty motivations: government; First Nations, Christian missionaries= 1870’s series of numbered treaties In return for land promises of measures to ensure survival Buffalo herds declining Christian missionaries wanted to “civilize Christianize” aboriginals seven numbered treaties were signed Ottawa to have quick and inexpensive process to ensure aboriginal disobedience Treaty 8- 1899- represents BC’s Northeast corner but the rest of British Columbia was left out of treaty making. Aboriginals refused to sign treaties and the fed. Govt. had no purpose to impose treaties upon that land o Policy of the bible and the plough: goals of conversation and farming now
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  • Spring '07
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  • History, Aboriginal peoples in Canada, First Nations, Indigenous Australians, Duncan Campbell Scott, Policies Towards Aboriginals • Confederation, aboriginal status Potlatch

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