This IPinCH Community Initiative examines the political relationship established between First Nations and Canada through historical treaties as a possible framework within which to consider issues associated with the appropriation or the taking of some thing without the consent of the owner. More specifically, this study focuses on whether the treaty relationship included, either directly or indirectly, a shared understanding of how the cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples would be treated by Settlers and by the governments they established.
The final report for "Treaty Relations as a Method of Resolving Intellectual Property Issues", an IPinCH Community Initiative.
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