The buffalo treaty works to restore plains bison to the landscape and and renew relationships between this vital keystone species and Indigenous peoples of North America. This treaty brings together 31 tribes representing over 100,000 people and is the largest treaty among First Nations of the plains since 1850.
This video illustrates the joint commitment from the Mi’kmaw community and the Province of Nova Scotia to deliver Treaty Education to all classrooms, grades, and schools, the general public, and all public servants across Nova Scotia.
This video is a montage of the signing ceremonies and anniversary gatherings for the Buffalo Treaty from the first ever signing in 2014 to the last two gatherings in 2020.
The purpose of this draft report is to provide a historical overview of the experiences of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake and to develop possible approaches to reconciliation of resource and land use in their territories.