This was created so that if First Nation people showed good character they would be rewarded, and not be thought of as an Indian
The government needed more security for First Nation people so they would not escape and they changed voting rules for them.
Canadian government now allow First Nation Chiefs to vote
The Crown made the Indian act so the first nations people could not keep there traits and ways.
The department of Indian Affairs was created to administer Canada's responsibilities under the Indian Act.
Made to punish First Nations for practicing cultural things.
First Nations were banned from participating spiritual ceremonies.
First Nations had to go to this school to learn the ways of the white.