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Aboriginal people(s): Chippewa and Swampy Cree Tribes of Indians; Aboriginal individual(s): Mis-koo-ke-new (Red Eagle or Henry Prince); Ka-ke-ka-penais (Bird forever, William Pennefather); Na-sha-ke-penais (Flying down Bird); Na-na-wa-nanan (Centre of Birds Tail); Ke-we-tay-ash (Flying round); Wa-ko-wush (Whippoorwill); Oo-za-we-kwun (Yellow Quill); Other party(ies): Commissioner Wemyss M. Simpson for Queen Victoria
Type of Document: Treaty involving extinguishment of aboriginal title and surrender of land. Docket title: "Treaty No. 1 Between Her Majesty the Queen and the Chippewas and the Crees of the Province of Manitoba and the Country Adjacent"
Specific purpose(s): Surrender of land in consideration of reserves to be laid out in proportion to 160 acres, per family of 5 plus additional land surrounding the reserve, $3.00 per person, schools etc. - See document
Land involved: From the International border near Lake of the Woods, north through the southern portion of Lake Winnipeg and southwesterly to the International border - See document
Form: Manuscript original
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IT 257 - Selkirk Treaty
IT 258 - Map (c.1817)
IT 259 - Map (c.1871)
Indian Treaties and Surrenders (Coles' 1971 Reprint): Vol. I, pages 282-284.
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