There was more than one act such as The Gradual Civilization Act.
In 1869 the Canadian government introduced the voting system for chief and council witch took place every two years.
The Indian Act was in Canada it took place in 1876. The white people came from Europe to make an agreement with the First Nation.
Provisions to the Indian Act (1884) were designed to discourage and punish First Nations
peoples for participating in cultural practices such as dancing
Provisions to the Indian Act (1884) were designed to discourage and punish First Nation peoples for participation in cultural practices such as dancing.
The First Nation's parent's had to send their children to residential school or else they would get fined or jailed by the white people.