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Symposium - Creating Canada: From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to Modern Treaties - October 2013 - CMC

Early registration is now open for the next exciting event hosted by the
Land Claims Agreements Coalition! "Creating Canada: From the Royal
Proclamation of 1763 to Modern Treaties" is a one-day Symposium on the
foundations of treaty making in Canada.

Featuring leading academics, experienced Aboriginal leaders and legal
experts, this event will focus on treaties -both historic and modern between
Canadian Aboriginal peoples and the Crown. Symposium
participants will have an opportunity to view an original copy of the Royal
Proclamation of 1763, which established and regularized the rules of treaty
making in Canada.

CREATING CANADA: From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to Modern

DATE: October 7, 2013

TIME: 8:30 AM -5:00 PM, Registration begins at 7:30 AM

LOCATION: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 100 Laurier St, Gatineau


Early Registration (until Sept 13) - $125.00 (+HST)

Student Rate $49.00 (+HST)

MORE DETAILS: Patti Black, LCAC Coordinator,
REGISTER NOW using our on-line registration system:

Presented by the Land Claims Agreements Coalition.


7:30-­-8:30 AM

8:30-­-8:45 AM
Opening Prayer

8:45-­-9:00 AM
Welcoming Comments LCACCo-­-chairs

9:00-­-9:20 AM
The Historical Context and Emergence of the Royal Proclamation
Colin Calloway,Dartmouth College,New England

9:20-­-9:45 AM
The Royal Proclamation Explained What is says,where and how it applies
Brian Slattery,Professor of Law,Osgood Hall,Toronto

9:45-­-10:30 AM
The Royal Proclamation and its Impacts on Quebec and the USA
Colin Calloway and Ghislain Otis, University of Ottawa

10:30-­-10:45 AM
Coffee & Networking Break

10:45-­-11:45 AM
The Royal Proclamation and Historic Treaties Pre
and post Confederation
Jim Miller, Professor of History, University of Saskatchewan
Historic Numbered Treaty
Wilton Littlechild (TBC)

11:45-–1:15 PM
Governor General Lunch (TBC)

1:15-­-2:30 PM
The Royal Proclamation and Modern Treaties
Jim Aldridge, General Counsel, Nisga'aLisims Government,
Partner, law firm of Rosenbloom, Aldridge, Bartley & Rosling
Modern Treaty
Matthew Coon Come (TBC)

2:30-­-2:45 PM
Coffee & Networking Break
2:45-­-3:30 PM
The Royal Proclamation, the Canadian Constitution and Aboriginal Peoples
Academic Speaker (TBC)
Wilton Littlechild (TBC)

3:30-­-4:15 PM
The Royal Proclamation and International Relations: the UNDeclaration of
the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
James Anaya, University of Arizona and UN Special Rapporteuro the Rights
of Indigenous Peoples.(TBC)

4:15-­-4:45 PM
Federal Policy and Implementation of Modern Treaties in Canada
AANDC Minister Bernard Valcourt (Invited,TBC)

4:45-­-5:00 PM
Closing Comments LCACCo-­-chairs

Updated June 27, 2013

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