Talking Points: Modernizing Treaty Annuities

Talking Points Treaty Annuities The talking points on modernizing treaty annuities are intended to provide an accessible means of conveying the key points to a general audience, with later translations […]
Published on April 1, 2020

Talking Points Treaty Annuities

The talking points on modernizing treaty annuities are intended to provide an accessible means of conveying the key points to a general audience, with later translations into French and Cree (the largest Indigenous language group in Canada). The talking points are conveyed in six (6) themes:

  1. Treaty annuity rights are an individual right;
  2. Treaty annuities are intended to empower FN individuals and families within the collective;
  3. Treaty annuities are intended as a livelihood support;
  4. Treaty annuities are a means of sharing the land;
  5. Five key reasons why treaty annuities have not been modernized since 1875;
  6. Modernizing annuities today means empowering FN individuals and families.

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