Noah Z's Indian Act timeline

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The Gradual Civilization Act

1857

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 Gradual Enfranchisement Act

1869

The government needed more security for First Nation people so they would not escape and they changed voting rules for them.

New Process For Leadership

1869

Canadian government now allow First Nation Chiefs to vote

Indian Act

1876

The Crown made the Indian act so the first nations people could not keep there traits and ways.

Administrative powers

1880

The department of Indian Affairs was created to administer Canada's responsibilities under the Indian Act.

Provisions To The Indian Act

1884

Made to punish First Nations for practicing cultural things.

Banning Of Spiritual Ceremonies

1889

First Nations were banned from participating spiritual ceremonies.

Industrial/Residential Schools

1894

First Nations had to go to this school to learn the ways of the white.