Timeline Sitemap

Timeline Sitemap

1. Turtle Island Era

  • world of Indigenous relations and practices, stories and ceremonies
  • aadizookaanag (sacred stories) and dibaajimowin (personal or historical stories)

2. Nation-to-Nation Era

  • the fur trade kinship society
  • some key events:
    • Great Peace of Montréal 1701
    • Royal Proclamation 1763
    • Treaty of Niagara 1764
    • Québec Act 1774
    • American Revolution 1776
    • United Empire Loyalists, post 1783
    • Constitution 1791, Upper & Lower Canada
    • War of 1812
    • merger of Northwest Company and HBC 1821
  • look ahead to later events rooted in fur trade society:
    • Métis rebellions, 1869, 1885
    • Constitution 1982
    • RCAP 1995

3. Colonialism Era

  • the colonial, railroad, settler society
  • immigration stats for Upper & Lower Canada
    • beginning with United Empire Loyalists
  • Gradual Civilization Act 1857
  • Confederation 1867
  • Métis Rebellion 1869
  • Indian Act 1876
  • Métis Rebellion 1885
  • Residential schools 1880s

4. Reconciliation Era

  • reconciliation and re-awakening society (8th Fire Spirit Society)
  • rejuvenation of aadizookaanag and dibaajimowin relationships
  • 1969 white paper and reaction
  • Constitution 1982 (35)
  • Oka (1991) and RCAP (1995)
  • TRC
  • Idle No More
  • MMIW