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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
1483 1892 5 30 317 CHIPPEWA RAMA TOWNSHIP ONTARIO COUNTY BY CHIPPEWA BAND. THISTLE ISLAND, LAKE COUCHICHING 66
1574 1892 5 30 317 CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA RAMA TOWNSHIP ONTARIO COUNTY BY CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA 66
1596 1892 5 30 317 CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA TOWNSHIP THISTLE ISLAND LAKE COUCHICHING THISTLE ISLAND, LAKE COUCHICHING 66
1782 1892 5 30 317 CHIPPEWAS RAMA TOWNSHIP ONTARIO COUNTY BY CHIPPEWAS 66

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Date: 1892/05/30

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No. 317.


Know All Men by These Presents, THAT WE, the undersigned Chief and Principal men of The Chippewas of Rama resident on our Reserve in the County of Ontario 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 Lake Couchiching in the County of Ontario and Province of Ontario containing by admeasurement One Acre be the same more or less and being composed of That certain Island known as Thistle Island situate in Lake Couchiching aforesaid West of Heron Island.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same unto Her said Majesty The Queen, her Heirs and Successors forever, in trust to sell 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 Sale thereof, shall, after deducting the usual proportion for expenses of management, be placed to Our credit and the interest thereon paid to us, and Our descendants Annually or Semi-Annually.

AND WE, the said Chief and Principal men of the said the Chippewas of Rama 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 Sale of said Thistle Island.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our Seals this Thirtieth day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Ninety Two.


Signed, Sealed and Delivered, in the presence of:

D. J. McPhee

Indian Agent


J. B. Nanigishkung [L.S.]

John Kenice [L.S.]

Gilbert Williams [L.S.]

James B. Nanigishkung [L.S.]

Joseph Kenice [L.S.]

Joseph Sawyer [L.S.]

Jos. Yellowhead [L.S.]

George Snake [L.S.]

Alder Shilling [L.S.]

Michael St. Germain [L.S.]

John Williams [L.S.]

DOMINION OF CANADA,

Province of Ontario

County of Ontario

To Wit:

Personally appeared before me, Duncan J. McPhee, of the Village of Atherley in the Province of Ontario Indian Agent and Joseph B. Nanigishkung Chief of the said Band of Indians.

And the said Duncan J. McPhee 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 Rama 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 Joseph B. Nanigishkung 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 Duncan J. McPhee.

That no Indian was present or voted at such council or meeting who was not a 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 Duncan J. McPhee and Joseph B. Nanigishkung at the Town of Whitby in the County of Ontario this seventh day of June, A.D., 1892.

Duncan J. McPhee

J. B. Nanigishkung


Geo. H. Dartnell

County Judge Co. Ont.


Recorded 12th August, 1892.

Lib. 134, Fol: 501.


L. A. Catellier

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.