Kee Noo Shay Oo - Sucker Creek First Nation, Alberta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
N 55° 24.193 W 116° 09.243
11U E 553569 N 6139988
Quick Description: The bust of Kee Noo Shay Oo sits at the top of this cairn celebrating the signing of Treaty No. 8 near this location. The monument is in front of the band offices for the Sucker Creek First Nation, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 9/11/2009 4:15:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM7716
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 2

Long Description:
Kee Noo Shay Oo spoke on behalf of the people at the signing of Treaty 8 on June 21, 1899.

The Text on the Cairn includes a map and

Treaty No.8
June 21
1899 - 1999

As long as the sun shines, the grass grows and the rivers flow...

Original Signatories to Treaty No. 8 at Lesser Slave Lake
Chief Kee Noo Shay Oo - Driftpile First Nation
Headman Moostoos - Sucker Creek First Nation
Headman Felix Giroux - Swan river First Nation
Headman Wee Chee Way Sis - Driftpile First Nation
Headman Charles Nee Sue Ta Sis - Sawridge First Nation
Headman Captain - Sturgeon Lake First Nation

Treaty No. 8 1899
The Spirit and Intent of Treaty #8 as remembered and understood by our elders...
- Schools / Education
- Doctors / Hospitals / Medicin
- Hunting, fishing, trapping and gathering rights retained
- Indians retain mineral and water rights
- Subsurface rights retained
- Land acquired by Queen was only 6" surface rights
- Exempt from taxation
- Land purchased for farm did not include forests
- Rations provided
- Policing
- Legal representation
- Exempt from war participation
- No indian shall hang by rope
- Right to barter
- Canvas for tents
- Cattle / horses provided
- Farming and haying equipment
- Gardening tools / seed
- Bullets were supplied
- In case of hunger, all gates shall be opened
URL of the statue: [Web Link]

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