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Stó:lō Treaty History

Sandra Shields’ fourth installment on Stó:lō (Fraser Valley; Coast Salish) history is out in TheTyee.ca. In this piece, Shields looks at the history of Stó:lō treaty negotiations. She looks broadly at the historical context of treaty making in British Columbia — and by extension, the position of the Stó:lō in that history. In her words, this essay is:

a short primer on key events that have led to the strange embrace that B.C. and Aboriginal people find ourselves in today.

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