Taylen's Indian Act

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Gradual Civilization Act

1857

Any First Nations men, if they we're free of debt, literate and has a good moral character would be awarded but, in order to get this he would have to cut all ties to his band and cease to be an Indian.

Canadian Government

1869

In 1869 the Canadian Government was introduced and was used as a voting system

Gradual Enfranchisement Act

1869

It took plenty of power away from the Indians and it only happened to make the Indians more like the white people.

The Indian Act :)

1876

The Indian Act started in 1876.

The Department Of Indian Affairs

1880

In 1880 the Department of Indian affairs was made.

Provisions to the Indian Act

1884

Provisions to the Indian Act were designed to discourage and punish First Nations peoples for participating in cultaral practices such as dancing.

Cultural Heritage

1889

In 1889 First Nations were banned from First Nations spiritual ceremonies.

Industrial/ Residential Schools

1923

In 1923 the schools became.

Major Change From The Indian Act

1951

Major changes occurred to the Indian Act in 1951 including banning the dances and ceremonies.

Another HUGE change to the Indian Act

1985

Bill C-31 was introduced and allowed First Nations to marry non-First Nations