1899-1900 Treaty No. 8

May 12, 2020


The Crown and leaders representing many First Nations sign Treaty No. 8 at Lesser Slave Lake. Treaty Commissioners arrive in Fort St. John after the Dane-zaa have dispersed to summer hunting grounds.


The Treaty Commissioner returns to Fort St. John and some leaders of the Fort St. John Beaver Band, ancestors to the Doig River and Blueberry River First Nations, sign Treaty No. 8 – including Muckithay, Dislisici, Tachea, Appan and Attachie.

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