What is the Algonquin Treaty?

What is the Algonquin Treaty?

The Algonquin Treaty will provide certainty about the ownership, use and management of land and natural resources for the Algonquins and everyone else in the Settlement Area.

What is the importance of the Algonquin land claim in Ontario?

Ontario’s role promote opportunities for economic, cultural and community development for Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities affected by the claim. improve relationships between the Crown and Indigenous peoples and between Indigenous communities and their neighbours.

What does unceded Algonquin territory mean?

You might be living on unceded land. To be more precise: the Maritimes, nearly all of British Columbia and a large swath of eastern Ontario and Quebec, which includes Ottawa, sit on territories that were never signed away by the Indigenous people who inhabited them before Europeans settled in North America.

How many Algonquins are in Ontario?

Most Algonquins live in Quebec. The nine Algonquin bands in that province and one in Ontario have a combined population of about 11,000.

Is Algonquin land Unceded?

The Canada Council for the Arts acknowledges that our offices, located in Ottawa, are on the unceded, unsurrendered Territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation whose presence here reaches back to time immemorial.

Is Algonquin Crown land?

On June 12, 2015, the Government of Ontario announced… The main elements of the proposed settlement remain unchanged: $300 million in capital funding to the Algonquins from Canada and Ontario. The transfer of approximately 117,500 acres of Ontario Crown land to Algonquin ownership.

How did the Algonquins survive?

The Algonquins didn’t live in tepees. For most of the year they lived in settled villages of birchbark houses, called waginogans or wigwams. Algonquin wigwams were usually dome-shaped and not very large– only a single family unit lived in each one.

Is anishinaabe Algonquin?

The Anishinaabe were one of the largest First Nations groups in Canada and still are to this day. They were part of the Algonquian language family and included the Ojibwa (also Chippewa), Ottawa (Odawa) and Algonquin.