The historical development of the Indian Act: R32-313/1978E-PDF

"The purpose of this paper is to acquaint Departmental officials and researchers with the main themes of Indian policy and legislation from colonial times. It is not intended to be a definitive account, but rather a guide to further research, and a stimulus for policy discussion. ... It has two major sections: Pre-Confederation 1755-1867, and Post-Confederation, 1867-1951"--Preface, p. [ii].

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Title The historical development of the Indian Act
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note "August 1978". "The current Research Branch contracted Robert G. Moore, a history graduate, to prepare a draft manuscript. This manuscript was then edited by John Leslie and Ron Maguire, Treaties and Historical Research Centre"--Pref., p. [ii]. Historical publication digitized from print in 2011.
Date 1978.
Number of Pages 196 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R32-313/1978E-PDF
Edition 2nd ed.
Subject Terms Aboriginal affairs, Agreements, Indians