Dene Declaration - 21 August 1975.

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Database ID24808
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionCanadiana Pamphlets Collection
File/Item ReferenceXXXII-120-Dene (36)
Date of creation21 August 1975.
Physical description/extent7 newspaper clippings; 9 pages of textual records
Number of images9
Historical noteComprehensive claims negotiations began with the written assurance of the prime minister of Canada that negotiations were to be the modern fulfillment of Treaties 8 and 11. Dene and Métis people first began negotiating a single claim in 1974, following a joint assembly of Dene and Métis at Fort Good Hope, NWT. The following year, at the second joint general assembly in Fort Simpson, the Indian Brotherhood of the NWT (now Dene Nation) and the Métis Association of the NWT (now the Metis Nation of the NWT) passed the Dene Declaration.
Scope and contentSeven photocopied newspaper articles relating to the Dene Declaration passed in 1975. Article subjects include a draft of the Dene Declaration, the Dene Manifesto, and a statement from Chief Frank T'seleie of Fort Good Hope, NWT.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
ContributerThe DRUM newspaper (author)
Copyright holderThe DRUM newspaper
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointUniversity of Saskatchewan Library. Canadiana Pamphlets Collection
PlaceInuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories, Canada
Treaty boundariesNo treaty
Cultural regionArctic
NamesBerger Inquiry
Blake, Phillip
Carney, Pat
Indian Brotherhood of the Northwest Territories
T'seleie, Chief Frank
The DRUM newspaper
Government departments -- Indian and Northern Affairs
Land Claims
News and Reporting -- Articles
Dene Manifesto
Dene Declaration
Date Range(s)1970-1979
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