treaty Indian


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treaty Indian

n. Canadian
A status Indian belonging to a band that has signed a treaty with the federal government.

trea′ty In`dian



n. Canadian.
[1880-85]
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Trent is a Treaty Indian from the Gordon's First Nation in the Treaty 4 area of southern Saskatchewan.
Speakers at the summit included Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde, the first treaty Indian to graduate with a degree in business administration from the U of R, and Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo.
I felt very strongly the UN heard our voice, they were impartial, and they need to know the plight of the Treaty Indian people, Aboriginal people in this country," said Treaty 6 Grand Chief Cameron Alexis, who was part of a First Nations delegation which included Onion Lake Chief Wallace Fox and Ermineskin band councillor Gordon Lee.
At Statistics Canada, survey and census respondents self-identify as having North American Indian, Metis or Inuit ancestry, as members of an Indian band or First Nation, or as a Registered or Treaty Indian.
Brian Calliou examines Treaty Indian hunting rights which came into conflict with provincial laws.
15) And because the Manitoba and Saskatchewan NRTAs each contain provisions identical to Alberta's paragraph 12, (16) it will, if one accepts this conclusion, be very difficult for any treaty Indian hoping to harvest for sale in either province to defeat the inference that the NRTA extinguished his or her community's right to do so.
The impact of Treaty Indian Harvest on a Manitoba Moose Herd.
The court of appeals affirmed the Boldt Decision in 1975(116) and reiterated that regulation of treaty Indian fishing for conservation is allowed only after the state is unable to preserve a run by prohibiting the harvest of fish runs by other citizens.
To recognize excellence and achievement by a Treaty Indian and to encourage and assist Treaty Indians in the pursuit of post-secondary education in the area of business, finance or economics.
The first Treaty Indian to graduate from the Faculty of Law--Willie Littlechild is now a member of the Order of Canada and the United Nations Forum on Indigenous Peoples.
The AFN was charged with representing the status and treaty Indian point of view on what was meant by "existing rights.