We are all treaty people: Read the Peace & Friendship Treaties here

Written by NB Media Co-op on February 16, 2016

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We are all treaty people

New Brunswick is located on unceded Wabanaki territory of the Mi’kmaqi, Wolastoqiyik and Passmaquoddy peoples. Peace and Friendship Treaties between the indigenous people and settlers cover the Wabanaki territory.

Read the treaties here:

Treaty 1725

1726 Treaty Ratification of 1752 Treaty

Mascarene’s Treaty of 1725

1749 Treaty by the Maliseet

Treaty of Watertown 1776

KAIROS and the Legacy of Hope Foundation call for support of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendation that  the residential school legacy, Treaties and past and present Indigenous contributions to this country be a mandatory part of the curriculum in each province and territory. Support the petition here.

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