- Aboriginal titles had to be settled by the government in order for European settlers to move into MWT and Manitoba
- Indian commissioner W. Simpson began talks with all the native bands
- The first treaties were signed in 1871, along with the promise of farm equipment and other things that would help for a better lifestyle.
- The deal sounded good to the natives because their buffalo was chased away by settlers
- The government didn't end up following through with the deal
- in 1876 natives were required to attend residential schools and live on native reserves
The first native treaties were signed in 1871, with rights to land and farming goods, however the government did not follow through with the deal. In 1876 the natives were forced to live in Reserves and attend residential schools.