Treaties Recognition Week


Thursday November 5, 2020
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm



In honour of Treaties Recognition Week, you are invited to attend a lecture by Dr. Alan Ojiig Corbiere, Bne Doodem (Ruffed Grouse clan), M'Chigeeng First Nation. Dr. Corbiere is an Assistant Professor at York University in the History Department and has conducted archival, oral history and museological research. He has curated exhibits and developed Anishinaabemowin curriculum. His doctoral dissertation, “Anishinaabe Treaty-Making in the 18th- and 19th-Century Northern Great Lakes: From Shared Meanings to Epistemological Chasms,” traces the evolution of Anihsinaabe treaty-making process through diplomatic language and material culture.

This lecture is part of the Indigeneity, Inclusion and Equity (IIE) Series hosted by the Queen’s Faculty of Education and supported by the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs.

Resources from the Education Library

The Education Library is featuring a virtual gallery of children’s, young adult, and academic books on the history and importance of treaties.  You can also find video stories by Indigenous Elders and knowledge keepers, and register for the virtual We Are All Treaty People event on November 6, hosted by the Government of Ontario.