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Aboriginal Treaties and Relations Crossword
An activity for use with the Canada in the Making site
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9. The first Aboriginal Senator in Canada was Joseph ______________.
10. In 1990, there was a major crisis between Mohawks and the federal
government over a burial ground near the Mohawk town of __________.
11. The _______________ Proclamation of 1763 was written
to ensure fair and voluntary land dealings between the British and
12. In 1870s the _____________ Act was passed, which defined
who was considered an Indian.
13. Called half-breeds for many years, the ____________ come from
mixed Aboriginal and European ancestors.
14. The Métis leader, __________, led his people in two rebellions
against the Canadian government.
17. ____________________, a Cree chief in the 1870s, at first refused
to sign Treaty Number Six.
18. When the very popular Aboriginal leader _______________ was
killed in the War of 1812, unity between Aboriginal nations was
19. _________________ schools, places of much abuse, were intended
to train aboriginals to integrate into white Canadian society.
20. Land set aside by treaty for status Indians are called _________________.
1. For a long time, it was government policy to ______________ aboriginals
into white society.
2. The __________ are the main indigenous people of Arctic Canada.
3. In 1970, Aboriginal peoples in Canada published the ________
Paper in response to the federal government's white paper on Aboriginal
4. Before Europeans made contact, treaties mad by Aboriginals were
5. Treaty Number Six has been interpreted by some as promising health
care to Aboriginals because it contained the provision for a _____________
chest in the house of an Indian agent.
6. Sir Francis Bond _________ believed that the Aboriginal peoples
could not be integrated into Canadian society and tried remove many
Aboriginals from their land
7. Aboriginals who sided with Britain during the American Revolution
were called __________ and granted land in Ontario, Québec
and New Brunswick after the war.
8. The Six Nations Confederacy is also known as the _____________
15. One purpose of the ______________ Treaties was to secure prairie
land from the Aboriginals for settlement and agricultural and industrial
development by whites.
16. _____________ is Canada's newest territory.