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Treaty Interpretation

Interpretation of Treaty 9

Naskumituwin is a Heritage Minute on the making of Treaty 9 from the perspective of historical witness George Spence, an 18-year-old Cree man from Albany, James Bay.

Trick or Treaty? is a feature documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin profiling Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice as they seek to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. By tracing the history of their ancestors since the signing of Treaty No. 9, these leaders aim to raise awareness about issues vital to First Nations in Canada: respect for and protection of their lands and their natural resources, and the right to hunt and fish so that their societies can prosper.  Watch it here.