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Royal Proclamation of 1763, North America
'Royal Proclamation of 1763'

'Whereas it is just and reasonable, and essential to Our Interests and the Security of Our Colonies, that the several Nations or Tribes of Indians, with whom we are connected and who live under Our Protection, should not be molested or disturbed in the Possession of such parts of Our Dominions and Territories as, not having been ceded to or purchased by us, are reserved for them, or any of them, as their Hunting Grounds...'

Keywords: Royal Proclamation of 1763, United States of America, 1763

'People to People, Nation to Nation', Highlights from the Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, p 8. Courtesy of the Privy Council Office, Canada. Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 1999.
Author: Nettheim, Garth