Nearly 108 years after the day the Treaty 9 Treaty was in Moose Factory, the historical parchment returned to the territory of the Mushkegowuk of the James Bay coast.
It would also be the first time since that era that the diary of Ontario treaty commissioner Daniel G. MacMartin and the treaty would be under the same roof.
Both the treaty and the diary were in Moose Factory on July 31 and Aug. 1 during the James Bay Treaty – Treaty No. 9 Conference hosted by Mushkegowuk Tribal Council.
National Indigenous Peoples Day which takes place on June 21 and the wider National Indigenous History Month in June is a significant time for Indigenous...