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Treaties, Agreements, and Other Constructive Arrangements



Bilateral Treaties and Accords


  1. CHIPTRT1.TXT - Treaty with the Ottawa, Chippewa, etc. - March 28, 1836
  2. CHIPTRT2.TXT - Treaty with the Chippewa - July 29, 1837
  3. CHIPTRT3.TXT - Treaty with the Chippewa - October 4, 1842
  4. CHIPTRT4.TXT - Treaty with the Chippewa - September 30, 1854
  5. DUCKWSGC.TXT - Compact of Self-Governance Between the Duckwater Shoshone Nation and the United States of America
  6. OR-COAST.TXT - Oregon Coast Tribes Treaty of 1855 (Unratified)
  7. QUINTRET.TXT - The Quinault River Treaty signed July 1, 1855
  8. TRAVERSE.TXT - Compact of Self-Governance Between the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and the United States of America - June 16, 1992
  9. YATAMA.TXT - The YATAMA/Nicaragua Accord - Basic Preliminary Accords Between the Government of Nicaragua and the Organization YATAMA February 2, 1988


Multilateral and International Instruments


  1. A Treaty between Indigenous Nations on the Protection of Cultural Property and Traditional Resource Rights: Asserting Indigenous Nation Sovereignty
    February 23, 2000 - Briefing Memorandum issued on the occasion of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs "Protecting Traditional Knowledge" Conference, February 23-26, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  2. CENTENAL.TXT - Centennial Accord Between the Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in Washington State and the State of Washington
  3. DRAFT88.TXT - UN Working Paper by Ms. Erica-Irene A. Daes containing a set of draft preambular paragraphs and principles for the Universal Declaration on Indigenous Rights
  4. DRAFT89.TXT - First Revised Text of the Draft Universal Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples - 1989 version E/CN.4/Sub.2/1989/33 - 15 June 1989
  5. DRAFT93.TXT - UN Draft Universal Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 1993 version E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/26 - June 1993
  6. DRFT9329.TXT - UN Draft Universal Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 1993 version E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/29 - August 1993. Also available in PDF format. Note: This is latest version of the Draft Declaration. Also released as E/CN.4/Sub.2/1994/2/Add.1
  7. ICRIN-94.TXT - International Covenant on the Rights of Indigenous Nations - Authorized Version Initialed July 28, 1994, Geneva, Switzerland. Also available in PDF format.
  8. ICRINSUM.TXT - Evolving New International Laws From the Fourth World by Rudolph C. RĂ¿ser - Background on the International Covenant on the Rights of Indigenous Nations. Also available in PDF format.
  9. ILO_107.TXT - I.L.O. Convention 107 -- Convention Concerning the Protection and Integration of Indigenous and Other Tribal and Semi-Tribal Populations in Independent Countries
  10. ILO_169.TXT - I.L.O. Convention 169 -- Convention Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries - 1989
  11. NWPACTRT.TXT - The 1994 Pacific Northwest Treaty - Multilateral treaty between Indian Nations in the Northwest U.S. and Canada
  12. NWPACBAK.TXT - Background and List of Objectives - 1994 Pacific Northwest Treaty


Agreements Between Indian Nations and Local Governments


  1. ENV_MOU.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding Between Federally Recognized Tribes of Wash. State and the State of Washington -- Environmental Protection
  2. LUMMIMOU.TXT - Draft Memorandum of Understanding Between the Lummi Nation and Whatcom County for the establishment of a coordinated Tribal/County Lummi Reservation Planning Process
  3. PUYALLUP.TXT - Memorandum of Intent between the Puyallup Tribe, Pierce County, Washington State and the U.S.A to work together on a government-to-government basis on Cedar River issues
  4. QINJCMOU.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding Between Jefferson County, WA and the Quinault IndianNation re: developing a cooperative approach to the regulation of development for lands located within the Quinault Reservation.
  5. QINMOU93.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding Between the Quinault Nation and Jefferson and Grays Harbor Counties re: Establishing a Joint Land Use Regulatory Program and Minimum Development Guidelines.
  6. SKOK.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding Between the Skokomish Tribe and Mason County, Washington
  7. SUQMETRO.TXT - Seven Point Protocal Between the Suquamish Tribe and the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (METRO)
  8. SWIN-SKG.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding for Establishing Procedures for the Administration of a Cooperative Land Use Planning Prgram between Swinomish and Skagit County, WA
  9. SWINOMSH.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding for Establishing a Coordinated Tribal/County Regional Planning Program Between the Swinomish Indian Tribe and Skagit County, Wa


Treaty Related Documents


  1. UNTRTSTD.TXT - First Progress Report of the UN Study on Treaties, Agreements and Other Constructive Arrangements Between States and Indigenous Populations - 25 August 1992
  2. UNTRTST2.TXT - Second Progress Report of the UN Study on Treaties, Agreements and Other Constructive Arrangements Between States and Indigenous Populations - 31 July 1995. Also available in PDF format.
  3. WW_CHRON.TXT - Treaty Rights Workshop Chronologies for Western Washington Tribes -- Timeline of Wa. history, treaty relations, and Gov. Issac Stevens
  4. WWCHEALS.TXT - Treaty Rights Workshop - The Chehalis River Treaty Council and the Treaty of Olympia (Includes transcript of treaty making session with Gov. Stevens)
  5. WWPUGSND.TXT - Treaty Rights Workshop - The Treaties of Puget Sound 1854-55 (Background information on the treaty signings and the persons responsible).
  6. WWTREATY.TXT - Treaty Rights Workshop - Background of Treaty Making In Western Washington by Barbara Lane, PhD.
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