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Making the Treaty
Register of First Pay List Under Treaty 8
Like many of the treaties which preceded it, Treaty 8 included provisions for payment of both a one-time gratuity (referred to in the treaty text as a "present") and an annuity (an annual payment). The gratuity consisted of $32 for each chief, $22 per headman and $12 for each individual First Nation member. This payment is recorded in the 1899 pay list displayed here.
Ref. No.: Rg 10, vol. 9432
Register of First Pay List