Public Record - Creating Canada – Welcoming Ceremony
Creating Canada: From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to Modern Treaties
Land Claim Agreements Coalition co-chairs Kevin McKay and Cathy Towtongie welcome participants and deliver opening remarks. This session also includes an opening prayer delivered by Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Band Councillor Claudette Commanda. (October 7, 2013)
This symposium, organized by the Land Claims Agreements Coalition, marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763. The Royal Proclamation, issued by King George III of Great Britain, set out the basic rules for future treaty making.