Stony and other Aboriginal
nations give up their land rights to the government of Canada for European settlement
in current-day Alberta forever. In return for giving up these rights, they received:
- 2.5 square kilometers of reserve land for each family of five.
per person at the treaty signing and an additional $5 each year; chiefs get $25
a year, plus a medal, a flag, and a rifle. Chiefs also get a suit of clothing
every three years. Councilors get $15 annually.
- Farming tools.
- The right to hunt and fish on ceded land, except land used for forestry,
mining, settlement or other purposes.
- $2,000 a year for ammunition.
- Salary to hire a schoolteacher, once Aboriginals are settled on
- A census to keep track of how many Aboriginals
there were in each band, mainly for financial compensation purposes.
retain the right to use rivers and trails on the land, and can build bridges and
roads as they see fit.
In return for the aforementioned items,
the Aboriginals had to:
- Promise they would keep the peace and maintain
law and order.
- Never possess any liquor on their reserves. (The
introduction of alcohol in Aboriginal society had led to disorder in the past.)