Discover the meaning of the selection of images used to illustrate the initiatives. This look represents the three Indigenous groups in Canada: First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation. The images also reflect the different types of materials found in LAC's collection, including photos, maps and text.
The parade during the Indian Days celebration at Banff, Alberta (1960). Chief Walking Buffalo, leader of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation near Morley, Alberta, leads the parade. Walking Buffalo was present at the signing of Treaty No 7 (1877).
Kigutaitu (Iggi/Eggy) and Mary Voisey give each other a "kunik" (a traditional greeting in Inuit culture) (1949-1950).
Photographed in Lake of the Woods, Ontario (1872), Maxime Marion was a Métis guide for the Commission frontalière britanno-canadienne.
A map of Upper and Lower Canada showing rivers, towns and administrative units. The map indicates the boundary between Canada and the United States, and the internal boundaries in Canada
Hidden throughout the design is a document part of the Red River Settlement collection. It is a general statement and report relative to the "disturbances in the Indian territories of British North America" (1818).