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Treaties Recognition Week

Treaties Recognition Week takes place from November 1 to 7, 2021.

Treaties Recognition Week was introduced in 2016 to honor the importance of treaties and to help Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships.​

Resources From

The following resources from the official website of the Government of Ontario provide information about the importance of treaties, treaty relationships and rights in Ontario, and about events related to Treaties Recognition Week.


The Indigenous voices on treaties video series features Indigenous speakers sharing their knowledge about the importance of treaties, treaty relationships and rights in Ontario.​


Virtual Living Library events

Each year, students learn why treaties matter to all Ontarians. Indigenous speakers visit classrooms and video stories are shared in schools across the province.​ Visit the Government of Ontario's Virtual Living Library page for information on this year's events.


First Nations And Treaties Map (2014): The First Nations and Treaties map, published in May 2014, illustrates all of the First Nations and treaties in Ontario.

Indigenous trail markers on the TransCanada trail: Some of these markers tell stories that date back as far as the 1300s and recount Indigenous people’s agricultural, economic and cultural history. You can visit them in person or online through our interactive map. The page includes the full text of each marker and information on the Niagara Treaty.​

Treaties in Ontario infographic: The Treaties in Ontario infographic shows the number of treaties in Ontario, the regions they cover and the populations within treaty areas. The info graphic also includes information about Indigenous populations. It’s a great resource for educators, or anyone interested in learning more about these agreements.

Treaties Recognition Week poster - November 1 to 5 - In the middle of the poster is a brushwork drawing of a turtle in the blue and green colours of the earth, swimming in a red pool bordered in black and behind that is an orange background - Mark Charles - The Doctrine of Discovery - Tuesday November 2 5.30 PM to 7.00 PM - Indigenous Education Department logo and TCDSB Logo - Bob Joseph - 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act - Thursday November 4 5.30 PM to 7.00PM

Teacher-Specific Resources

For more information and resources please visit the Government of Ontario's treaties page.