Yesterday the Chiefs of Ontario and the Government of Ontario signed a historic political accord that will help guide the relationship between province and the First Nations. (Photo by Chris Young/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
As most people know, archaeologist work closely with First Nations and their representatives. We do so at consultation tables for major planning initiatives and when engaging with Aboriginal communities around the practice of archaeology.
It is important for our own community members to understand the nature of the relationship between the Province and First nations as autonomous governments. We are following this story closely and note this historic announcement.