The goal of this was to assimilate and cause disappearance of the First Nations.
The Canadian government introduced the voting system for the chief and council this took place every 2 years.
The purpose of this was to assimilate and make the First Nations give up their treaty status.
The 1876 act including education, membership, elections for band government, taxation, liquor restrictions and management of First Nations lands and recources.
The Indian act was put into place by the Canadian government.
The 1880 Department of Indian affairs was created to administer the Government of Canada's responsibilities under the Indian act.
The goal was to discourage and punish First Nations for participating in cultural things.
This was made to eliminate First Nations children's culture.
The amendments removed some of the provisions in the legislation, including the banning of dances and ceremonies and the prohibition on pursing claims against the government.
Bill C-31 was introduced which allowed First Nations women non-Status or non-First Nations men without losing their Indian status