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Indian Act, 1876

Indian Act, 1876

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Legal status, laws, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Indian Act, 1876
    ContributionsCanada. Parliament
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 31 p
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21196442M

    In , the government passed the Indian Act, which created the idea of Indian Status. This meant that people could identify as First Nations and be included in the things laid out in the Numbered Treaties. However, to claim Indian Status, you must: be a "full-blooded" First Nations person - no . The Indian Act was passed in The act was passed by the Canadian Parliament, which is the federal legislature of Canada. The Indian Act is still in effect today with amendments.

    This chapter examines the origins of individual property rights on Canadian Indian reserves by focusing on the historical evolution of the Indian Act. We begin by outlining British and Canadian Indian policy and the related colonial laws that preceded the Indian Act before discussing the regimes developed in the Indian Act of and beyond. The BNA Act marked the end of the nation-to-nation relationship, set the stage for the Indian Act of , which in turn, ushered in the era of colonization and enforced cultural assimilation. Learn why self-government matters to Indigenous Peoples in this free ebook.

    The largest of the Indian groups is the Cree, which includes some , people. In Canada the word Indian has a legal definition given in the Indian Act of People legally defined as Indians are known as status Indians. Indian Act. The Indian Act, The Indian Act of , is the oldest legislation governing First Nations in Canada, however it remains to be seen as an archaic and patriarchal law the negatively affects the lives of First Nations Act was enacted by the Canadian parliament putting an end to the manner in which First Nations governed themselves, it gave the government of Canada the.


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The Indian Act originally Indian Act by the Indian Department through Indian Agents has gone through numerous amendments since its creation in It is now administered by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), formerly the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND).

The Indian Act () is a Canadian federal law Author: Susan Manitowabi. Inthe government consolidated the Gradual Civilization Act and the Gradual Enfranchisement Act into the Indian Act.

Through the Department of Indian Affairs and its Indian Agents, the Indian Act afforded the government sweeping powers with regards to First Nations identity, political structures, governance, cultural practices and education.

The Indian Act, The Indian Act ofis the oldest legislation governing First Nations in Canada, however it remains to be seen as an archaic and patriarchal law the negatively affects the lives of First Nations Act was enacted by the Canadian parliament putting an end to the manner in which First Nations governed themselves, it gave the government of Canada the authority.

The things many of us don’t know about the Indian Act of could fill a book. In fact, they have. Written by first-time author Bob Joseph, a member of. The act vested title to reserve land to 1876 book Crown represented by the Minister of Indian Affairs deeming it "Crown Land set aside for the use of a Band of Indians." The act also made it illegal for an Indian to sell or produce goods without the written permission of the local Indian Agent, who became the de-facto ruler of Indians on reserve.

The Indian Act was established in It was the body of laws that governed the federal gov'ts 1876 book of Indian Status. Local first nations gov'ts followed it and it also managed reserve lands and communal money.

K The Indian Act of L Facts about theIndian Act M The Impact of the Indian Act on First Nations Peoples — Student Activity & Impact of the Indian Act on First Nations Peoples - Present N Mwâkwa Talks to the Loon— Questions O The Royal Proclamation, and the British North America Act,   Across five chapters, the editors offer a brief introduction to each set of documents that deal with the creation of “The Indian Act in ,” “Governance,” “Enfranchisement,” “Gender,” and “Lands.” Each chapter includes a brief introduction where the editors suggest questions or understandings, to focus reading, as well as.

How does the Indian Act still affect Canada’s governance. In my opinion, as not all of its consequences have been resolved, some Canadians’ values continue to. The Annotated Indian Act (Book). Bell, Catherine // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;, Vol.

5 Issue 1, p Reviews the book "The Annotated Indian Act," by Donna Lea Hawley. The American Jobs Act and Indian Country. TEEHEE, KIMBERLY //. 11 hours ago  Reviewed by Karl Hele.

Bob Joseph’s 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality is an examination of how the Indian Act has affected First Nations since its creation in Joseph’s inspiration for writing the book comes from his role as a person who provides training on Indigenous issues.

An Act to amend and consolidate the laws respecting Indians. [Assented to 12 th April, ] WHEREAS it is expedient to amend and consolidate the laws respecting Indians: Therefore Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows: 1.

The Indian Act of created the legal category of Status Indian, a category that had long-lasting implications for the First Nations of Canada. Once it entered into law, the act imposed a single common legal definition, lumping together different nations and languages into the broad category of First Nations.

Indian Treasure Trove Act, (ACT NO. VI OF 1.) (12 February ). An Act to amend the law relating to treasures found in India. It defines treasure specifically as "anything of any value hidden in the soil" and worth as little as 10 rupees (16 cents; 10 pence).

Canada became a country with the passing of the British North America Act. In Section 91(24) the federal government (Canadian government) was assigned responsibility for all “Indians and lands reserved for Indians.” Indian Act becomes law. The Indian Act became law, and Indigenous governance systems were replaced with elected or.

The Sad State Of Affairs Words | 6 Pages. parliamentary bodies was the Constitution Act ofwhich delegated Parliament legislative jurisdiction over “Indians and the lands reserved for the Indians.” (Hanson, ) Nine years later, inCanada’s infamous “Indian Act” was first past, giving the colonial government absolute control with regards to First Nations political.

And though the act is well known, its detailed contents may not be. The Agenda welcomes Bob Joseph, founder of Indigenous Corporate Training, a firm specializing in cultural relations instruction, to discuss his book, "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality.".

The Indian Act and how it shaped our Indigenous peoples. Written and narrated by Virginia Gail Smith. Beyond the Indian Act looks at these issues and questions whether present land practices have benefited Canada's aboriginal peoples. Challenging current laws and management, this illuminating work proposes the creation of a new system that would allow First Nations to choose to have full ownership of property, both individually and collectively.

The Great Famine ofIndia British rule in India dated fromwhen the British East India Company, under Lord Clive, defeated the Nawab of Bengal at the Battle of Plassey.

British rule did not end until the Indian Independence Act of was passed. Despite numerous amendments since the Indian Act’s introduction inthe act remains dominantly in it’s original form. In whole, the Indian Act allows government control over essentially all aspects of Aboriginal life: land, resources, wills, education, status, and rights.The Indian Act, which was enacted in and has since been amended, allows the government to control most aspects of aboriginal life: Indian status, land, resources, wills, education, band.Talking Back to the Indian Act is a comprehensive "how-to" guide for engaging with primary source documents.

The intent of the book is to encourage readers to develop the skills necessary to converse with primary sources in more refined and profound ways. As a piece of legislation that is central to Canada&#x;s relationship with Indigenous peoples and communities, and one that has.