NAIIP Paths to Living History
United States Indian Treaties
- TREATY WITH THE CHEROKEE, 1866 Compiled and edited by
Charles J. Kappler. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1904.
July 19, 1866 * 14 Stats., 799 * Ratified July 27, 1866 * Proclaimed Aug. 11, 1866
- Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, Treaties Information
Much of the information found on this page regarding treaties
has been excerpted from the Native American History, Culture
and Language curriculum framework developed in 1995 by the
Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning.
Treaties Overview ~ Treaties with Minnesota ~ Tribes
Treaty Timeline ~ Treaty of 1837 ~ Teaching Resources
- The Constitution of the Iroquois Nation
"The Great Binding Law, Gayanashagowa"
- The Great Binding Law, Gayanashagowa
"The Iroquois Constitution"
- Oklahoma State University Digital Library
- Central Michigan University Libraries ~ Clarke Historical Library
- Native American Material
- Indian Treaties: "Their Ongoing Importance to Michigan Residents, a presentation of the Clarke Historical Library."
- Legal Concepts ~ Understanding Treaties
- Federal Education Policy & Off-Reservation Schools 1870-1933
- Text of Michigan Related Treaties
- Fort Greenville, Ohio, 1795
- Detroit, 1807
- Foot of the Rapids (Fort Meigs) 1817
- Saginaw, 1819
- Sault St. Marie, 1820
- Chicago 1821
- Carey Mission, 1828
- Chicago 1833
- Washington, 1836
- Detroit, 1837
- La Pointe, 1842
- Detroit 1855 three separate treaties
- Isabella Reservation, 1864
- Historical Issues
- Relocation: The Potawatomi experience
- One Indian's Story
- Land Distribution and Ownership
- Education: Federal Training Schools
- Mount Pleasant Indian School Annual
- Contemporary Issues
- Fishing Rights
- People v. LeBlanc - Text of Court Ruling
- U.S. v. Michigan - Text of Court Ruling
- Tuition Waiver Programs
- University of Michigan Case
- Casino Gambling
- Treaty Gambling
- The Treaty of Greenville "A Treaty of Peace Between the United States of America and the Tribes of Indians Called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel-River, Weeas, Kickapoos, Piankashaws and Kaskaskias."
- The Jay Treaty of 1794
"Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation"
- Treaty of the Rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie with the Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawnee, Potawatomi, Ottawa, and Chippewa on September 29, 1817.
- Indian Land Cessions in Tennessee
"The First People of Tennessee, and The Intruders"
Site by Fred Smoot and Dr. Wayne C. Moore
- Treaty with the Cherokee (a.k.a Treaty of Hopewell, 1785)
Nov. 28, 1785. | 7 Stat., 18.
- Treaty with the Chickasaw, 1786 (a.k.a Treaty of Hopewell)
Jan. 10, 1786. | 7 Stat. 24.
- Treaty with the Cherokee, 1835
"Treaty of Removal or Treaty of New Echota"
Dec. 29, 1835. | 7 Stat., 478. | Proclamation, May 23, 1836
- How the Cherokee Lost the Elk River or Pittance for a Kingdom
- Colonial Period Indian Land Cessions In Tennessee and Related Documents
- Colonial Period Indian Land Cessions In Tennessee Part Two
"Treaty of Lochaber to Tennessee Statehood"
- U.S. GenWeb Archives: Indian Treaties
"Washington Indian Treaties Table of Contents"
- Tribute to Oglala Lakota Sioux "History, Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, treaties..."
- Index of U.S. And Indian Treaties
Courtesy; George V. Goins, Dibble, Oklahoma
- American Indian Research and Policy Institute
- AIRPI - Resources - Resources Topics U.S.
"U.S. Tribal Relations - Enrollment - Sovereignty - Treaties"
- AIRPI - 1837 Chippewa Treaty 1837 Chippewa Treaty
Treaty with the Chippewa, July 29, 1837 Articles of a treat made and concluded at St. Peters (the confluence of the St. Peters and 1837 Chippewa Treaty TREATY WITH THE CHIPPEWA July 29, 1837 Articles of a treat made and concluded at St. Peters (the confluence of the St. Peters and for the term of twenty years, from the date of the ratification of this treaty, the following payments. 1. Nine thousand five hundred dollars, to be. This treaty shall be obligatory from and after its ratification by the President and Senate of the United States. Done at St. Peters in the Territory.
- 1996 Spring Forum - Brief history of U.S.-Tribal relations
"Brief history of U.S.-Tribal relations Pre-Constitution Policy (1533-1789) Administrators of British and Spanish colonies negotiated treaties with Indian Administrators of British and Spanish colonies negotiated treaties with Indian tribes. Treaties are agreements between two sovereign governments, and governments, and are considered to be the supreme law of the land. These treaties had the effect of according tribes an equivalent status to that of governments in making treaties with Indian tribes. U.S.-tribal treaties are indexed in international law publications with treaties made by all other."
- U.S. Treaty With the Chippewa, July 29, 1837
'Signed, July 29, 1837, by the U.S. Federal Government
and Chippewa Indian Bands of Minnesota & Wisconsin.'
- Ruby Valley Treaty ~ October 1, 1863
Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada Historical Commemoration
- The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
- Chronological 1789-1887 Statutes of the United
States Concerning Native Americans (Acts)
- Relations Between The United States and Native Americans
"Cases, Presidential Messages to Congress, Documents"
- Complete List of Treaties (On the Avalon site.) Listed by Date
- Treaty with the Delawares (1778)
- Treaty with the Six Nations (1784)
"Seneca, Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, Tuscarora"
- Treaty with the Cherokee (1785)
- Treaty with the Wyandot (1785)
- Treaty with the Chickasaw (1786)
- Treaty with the Choctaw (1786)
- Treaty with the Shawnee (1786)
- Treaty with the Creeks (1790)
- American Memory 'Historical Collections for the National Digital Library'
"American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating
to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more
than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections."
- A Century of Lawmaking For a New Nation
"U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates"
- Search All American Memory Collections
Try using the terms [treaty, treaties, (tribe) treaty]
- Search Continental Congress, Constitutional Convention
And 1st-42nd Congresses: 1774-1873
Try using the terms [treaty, treaties, (tribe) treaty]
- Today in History
- U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
Offical Government Information at Your Fingertips
Canadian First Nations Treaties
- Treaty Land Entitlement "TLE refers to land owed to certain First Nations under the terms of the Treaties signed by the First Nations and Canada between 1871 and 1910. Each Treaty provided that Canada would provide reserve land to the First Nations based on population size."
- 1794 Canandaigua Treaty Commemoration Committee, Inc.
Peace and Friendship Forever ~*~ Brighten The Chain of Friendship
"The Canandaigua Treaty Committee was established during 1984 in order to promote and perpetuate the Great Peace Treaty of 1794. The goal of the Committee is to effect a wider knowledge of this important document and to help secure public interest and participation in this historic event. The Canandaigua (or Pickering) Treaty was signed by the Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) and representatives of the United States Government on November 11, 1794."
- Backgrounder Historic Indian Treaties
Published by INAC on July 05, 2001
Indian Northern Affairs Canada
- First Nations Canada Treaties Indian Northern Affairs Canada
- Canada-Indian Treaties Thematic Maps
- Canada-Indian Treaties "Canada-Indian Treaties map, shows areas covered by treaties from pre-Confederation to 1923. A table gives details of treaties, including parties involved."