Treaties in Historical Context

Interpretation 2: Murray Sinclair on the Royal Proclamation of 1763

Source: Chippewas of Rama First Nation, “Justice Murray Sinclair on the Royal Proclamation of 1763,” May 2015.


In this video, Senator Murray Sinclair, one of the commissioners who oversaw the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, anchors the Royal Proclamation of 1763 in its broader context in the Guswenta and 1764 alliances (documents two and seven) and as setting a foundation for future treaty relationships in British North America.