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Unformatted text preview: Aboriginals pt. 2 24/01/2008 10:10:00 ← “Politics is about mobilizing bias.”- Moving opinion into to policy ← ← 1763- Marked the end of the Seven-Years War(American History “French-Indian War”). • The English won, kicks France out • Britain is weakened and needs to set policies o Key policy, Royal Proclamation of 1763 Included policies about aboriginals Indians had rights to use and possess land Reserved exclusive right for Britain to negotiate land with Indian nations Settlers were not able to personally negotiate with Indians Proclamation Line: restriction of colonial land to the east of the line, set the precedent for a federal jurisdiction in these matters. ← Land Secession Treaties- Not restricted to staying on the land • Annual payments to chiefs or individual members of the band • Indians argue that they did not give up their rights to define themselves.Indians argue that they did not give up their rights to define themselves....
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- Winter '08
- Democracy, First Nations, Royal Proclamation of 1763, Indians Proclamation Line