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Public Record - Creating Canada – The Royal Proclamation and Modern Treaties


Creating Canada: From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to Modern Treaties

Jim Aldridge (General Council, Nisga'a Lisims Government), Matthew Coon Come (Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees) and Robert Potts (Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel, Algonquins of Ontario) discuss the Royal Proclamation of 1763 and Modern Treaties. This session also includes closing comments from Land Claims Agreements Coalition co-chairs Kevin McKay and Cathy Towtongie.

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)


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