Contents

Lobstick: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Creative Thought, Social Commentary, Scholarly Research, and Debate

Contents Volume 1, No. 1

Treaty 8 Revisited



Preface

Article Abstracts

Contributors


INTRODUCTION

A Century Later: Duff Crerar and Jaroslav Petryshyn

Treaty Eight – Context And Understandings: Olive Patricia Dickason


PART ONE: CONTENTIOUS PERCEPTIONS, CONTENDING ACCOUNTS

“The Successful Pursuance of That Humane And Generous Policy:” Treaty 8 And The Introduction Of Indian Policy To The Peace-Athabasca Country  Robert Irwin

Oral Traditions And Treaty 8: Tom Flanagan

The Fraudulent Treaty: Philip R. Coutu and Lorraine Hoffman – Mercredi

“They Think They Own The Land”: A Media Account Of The Government’s Acquisition Of Treaty 8 Lands: Cora Voyageur

Bishop Emile Grouard And Treaty 8: Gregory A. Johnson

Global Context To The Military Exemption Assurance In Treaty 8: Wendy Aasen


PART TWO: TREATY RIGHTS, LAND AND LAW

The Imposition Of State Laws And The Creation Of Various Hunting Rights For Aboriginal Peoples Of The Treaty 8 Territory: Brian Calliou

Comments On Interpretations Of ‘Entitlement Land’ : Theresa A. Ferguson

“Protecting Their Inheritance”: The Swan River Reserve, 1920 – 1938: Donald G. Wetherell


PART THREE: TREATY AND SCRIP IN 1899 AND THEREAFTER

Taking Treaty 8 Scrip, 1899-1900: A Quantitative Portrait Of Northern Alberta Métis Communities: Gerhard J. Ens

Lesser Slave Lake Aboriginal Population Circa 1899 – “The Community Quandary – Choosing Between Treaty & Scrip”: Patricia Bartko

Overcoming The Differences of Treaty And Scrip: The Community Development Program In Fort Chipewyan: Patricia A. McCormack

Methodological Issues In Paylist Analysis: Theresa A. Ferguson & Neil Reddekopp

The Indian Agents of Fort Chipewyan: An Example Of Treaty 8 Administration: Patrick Mackenzie

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Cover Information and Citation

Historical Photo Archive Treaty 8

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