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HIS419: Canada By Treaty: Alliances, Title Transfers and Land Claims

Journal articles

To learn more about doing historical research in the University of Toronto Library system, please see the HISTORY RESEARCH guide. Below see a few useful databases for Canadian historical research. 


Use the library catalogue to find books. These may include printed editions of treaty texts, government publications, research monographs about a specific treaty, books about the treaty process, or other relevant material. 

Use keywords. Examples:

"treaty 9"

"williams treaties"

"british columbia" and treaties

Examples of subject headings. You can use them to search by subject in the catalogue, or you can mine them for keywords.  Note the archaic language. 

Mississauga Indians - Land tenure

Missisauga Indians - Legal status, laws, etc.-Canada

Missisauga Indians - Treaties

Indigenous peoples -- North America - Ontario - Treaties

Theses and Dissertations

Treaty research guides