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Aboriginal and Metis Law Timeline
⟶ Updated 26 Nov 2019 ⟶
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The Indian Act Was Passed As Law
The Indian Act was amended giving provinces jurisdiction over native children and their welfare.
The 1969 white paper, formally called the Statement of the Government of Canada on Indian Policy, proposed the abolishment of the Indian Act.
The First Métis Settlement was established by the federal government
The Métis colony of St. Paul was opened for public homesteading.
L'Association des Métis D'Alberta et des Territories du Nord Ouest, later known as the Métis Association of Alberta, lobbied the government on behalf of the Métis people.
The Ewing Commission was formed by the Albertan Government in response to the Métis Association of Alberta to investigate conditions of Alberta Métis.
Alberta legislature passed the Métis Population Betterment Act creating 12 Métis settlments.
Métis Settlements Accord was adopted.
To investigate the situation of the Métis settlements the MacEwan committee was formed.
The Indian Act Prohibited NAtive Peoples from hiring a lawyer, or any other legal counsel.
The Indian Act prohibited Indigeonus Peoples from entering a pool hall.
The Indian Act made it illegal for First Nations Peoples to form political organizations/groups.
Cause of the Indian Act the Federal Government was allowed to lease reserve lands to non-indigenous people without Indigenous consent.
The Indian Act has been a Canadian law.
The Indian Act made it illegal for Aboriginal peoples to conduct ceremonies like the Potlach or Sundance.
The time Metis Settlement Agreements were active.
Four of the twelve Métis settlements are dissolved, and the residents were relocated.
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