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The History of Treaties in Canada

Catalogue Number:  LM0008
Producer:  LeMay Media
Directors:  Lemay, Matt
Producing Agencies:  LeMay Media
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, English, First Nations Studies, History, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  14:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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The History of Treaties in Canada: From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to the implementation of the modern-day Algonquin land claim, The History of Treaties in Canada explores the history, application and legacy of these foundational legal documents and how they continue to shape and define the often strained relationships between First Nations and the Crown in Canada. Written and produced by award-winning Métis filmmaker Matt LeMay.

Filmmaker Bio: An award-winning Métis filmmaker, Matt LeMay is an innovator in the field of educational documentary film. He has channelled his passion for addressing social issues that impact First Nations and Métis communities into documentaries that showcase the power of Indigenous storytelling and the importance of protecting the natural environment.


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