Treaties Recognition Week: Ontario

Date and Time

to

Location

Ontario, Canada

Details

Treaties Recognition Week is the first week of November every year. Treaties Recognition Week was introduced in 2016 to honour the importance of treaties and to help Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships. Ontario is covered by 46 treaties. See a map with the full list.

Cora-Lee McGuire-Cyrette is Executive Director of the Ontario Native Women’s Association. She is from Sand Point First Nation and is a member of the Bear Clan. Watch, as she speaks about the importance of oral history and the critical role women played in treaty signings.