Let us walk together through the ABCs of the Numbered Treaties. We purposefully use the ABC, a constructed Language system from the English Language, to talk back to the Numbered Treaties, so named without reference to our Own Language system or the Land.
First Nations People entered into Treaties and Agreements prior to Confederation and negotiated the Numbered Treaties after the Confederation of Canada in 1867.
Written by Anishinaabe educator and author Dr. Betty Lynxleg, Dr. Wahwahbiginojii David Anderson who is Dene/Anishinabe and Bear Clan, and Sandra Samatte, Ojibwe - Saulteaux - from Skownan First Nation Treaty 2 Territory. Illustrated by Julian Grafenauer, Ojibwe from Rolling River First Nation.