Creating Canada: From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to Modern Treaties
University of Ottawa law professor Ghislain Otis examines the effect of the Royal Proclamation on Quebec. Colin Calloway, a professor of history and Native American studies at Dartmouth College, discusses the document’s impact on the United States.
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. (October 7, 2013)