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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
1561 1890 5 19 284 SUCKER CREEK BAND HOWLAND TOWNSHIP MANITOULIN DISTRICT LOT 11, CON. 7, HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, MANITOULIN DISTRICT, ONT. TO BE LEASED FOR BENEFIT OF GEO. OBETTOSSAWAY 7
1760 1890 5 19 284 SUCKER CREEK BAND HOWLAND TOWNSHIP MANITOULIN DISTRICT (GEO. OBETTOSSAWAY) BY SUCKER CREEK BAND. LOT 11, CON. 7, HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, MANITOULIN DISTRICT, ONT. TO BE LEASED FOR BENEFIT OF 7
1762 1890 5 19 284 SUCKER CREEK BAND HOWLAND TOWNSHIP MANITOULIN DISTRICT BY SUCKER CREEK BAND. LOT 11, CON. 7. TO BE LEASED FOR BENEFIT OF GEORGE OBETTOSSAWAY 7

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Date: 1890/05/19

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No. 284.

Know All MEN By THESE Presents, That We, the undersigned Chief and Principal men of The Sucker Creek Band of Indians resident on our Reserve in the Township of Howland in the Province of Ontario and Dominion of Canada, for and acting on behalf of the whole people of our said Band in Council assembled, Do hereby release, remise, surrender, quit claim and yield up unto Our Sovereign Lady the Queen, her Heirs and Successors forever, ALL AND SINGULAR, that certain parcel or tract of land and premises, situate, lying and being in the Sucker Creek Reserve in the District of Manitoulin and Province of Ontario containing by admeasurement One Hundred acres be the same more or less and being composed of lot number Eleven in the Seventh Concession of the said Reserve.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same unto Her said Majesty the Queen, her Heirs and Successors forever, in trust to lease the same to such person or persons, and upon such terms as the Government of the Dominion of Canada may deem most conducive to our welfare and that of our people.

And upon the further condition that all moneys received from the leasing thereof, shall, after deducting the usual proportion for expenses of management, be paid to George Obettossaway the locatee thereof.

AND WE, the said Chief and Principal men of the said Sucker Creek Band of Indians do, on behalf of our people and for ourselves, hereby ratify and confirm, and promise to ratify and confirm, whatever the said Government may do, or cause to be lawfully done, in connection with the leasing of the said parcel of land.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals this 19th day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered, in the presence of: GEORGE Oppetossaway [L.S.] WILLIAM SAIQUAIBINESS [L.S.] CHARLES OBOTOSSAWAY [L.S.] ALEX. PELEKEY [L.S.] FRED OBOTOSSAWAY [L.S.] JOHN PAISHEBONOQUAI [L.S.] WILLIAM McGrath [L.S.] THOMAS OBOTOSSAWAY [L.S.] JAMES SAHQUAIBINESS [L.S.] JOHN MOOCOOTABIN [L.S.] PIERRE MAITAMBAL [L.S.] Muskrat [L.S.]

DOMINION OF CANADA, Personally appeared before me, James C. Phipps of the Town of Manitowaning in the Province of Ontario Indian Supt. and George Obetossaway Chief of the said Band of Indians.

And the said James C. Phipps for himself saith:

That the annexed Release or Surrender was assented to by a majority of the male members of the said Band of Indians of the Sucker Creek Reserve of the full age of twenty-one years then present.

That such assent was given at a meeting or council of the said Band summoned for that purpose and according to their Rules.

That he was present at such meeting or council and heard such assent given.

That he was duly authorized to attend such council or meeting by the Superintendent General of Indian Affairs.

That no Indian was present or voted at said council or meeting who was not a member of the Band or interested in the land mentioned in the said Release or Surrender.

And the said George Obetossaway says:

That the annexed Release or Surrender was assented to by him and a majority of the male members of the said Band of Indians, of the full age of twenty-one years then present.

That such assent was given at a meeting or council of the said Band of Indians summoned for that purpose, according to their Rules, and held in the presence of the said James C. Phipps.

That no Indian was present or voted at such council or meeting who was not an habitual resident on the Reserve of the said Band of Indians or interested in the land mentioned in the said Release or Surrender.

That he is a Chief of the said Band of Indians and entitled to vote at the said meeting or council.

Sworn before me by the Deponents James C. Phipps and George Obetossaway at the Village of Manitowaning in the District of Manitoulin this second day of June A.D., 1890.

P. McCurry Stipendiary Magistrate Manitoulin District.

Recorded 21st July, 1890. Lib: 134. Fol: 73.

L. A. Cattellier Dep: Registrar General of Canada.

  1. Canada. Indian Treaties and Surrenders from No. 281 to No. 483. CIHM/ICMH Digital Series = CIHM/ICMH Collection Numérisée. Ottawa: C.H. Parmelee, 1912.