Native bands, reserves and land claims files

Reference Code: Series - RG 1-568
Title: Native bands, reserves and land claims files
Date of Creation: 1978-1991
Physical Description:

10.2 metres of textual records

Scope and Content:

Series consists of files created by the Office of Indian Resource Policy and its successors in the course of carrying out its responsibility for researching and responding to Native land claims and issues. Included in the files are reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings, relevant historical documents, memoranda of understanding and cabinet submissions. Files are generally arranged in alphabetical order by name of Native band.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch:

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Ontario. Office of Indian Resource Policy

Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources. Land Management Branch

Finding Aid:

A file list is available for this series. Note that some "files" in the list are actually cross references to other files or to other groups of files, and as such do not contain any documents apart from a note making the reference. These files are identifiable from the "SEE" reference contained in their title, and from a note in the file description indicating that they are merely cross-references.

Structure of Collection:

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Restrictions on Access:

Access to these records is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Requests for access to records 100 years old or less must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario.

How to order these records:

Reading Rooms: To view this material, first consult the file list to narrow down your request and determine which box(es) to order.

Reading Rooms: Requests for access to these records must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario. Contact the Information and Privacy Unit for further information.

Terms For Use and Reproduction:

Copyright is held primarily by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Series was transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Related Material:

Series RG 85-1 contains general correspondence relating to native affairs in Ontario.


Agency or agencies that created these records

1978-1988 Ministry of Natural Resources Office of Indian Resource Policy (CA1322)
1988-1991 Ministry of Natural Resources Land Management Branch (CA1323)