First Nations, Land, and James Douglas:
Indigenous and Treaty Rights in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia,1849-1864

February 24-26th 2017
Songhees Wellness Centre
Victoria, B.C.

Thank you for your interest in the conference. We are very pleased that the conference has generated great interest and as a result we have reached capacity. As a result registration is now closed.

We are videotaping the entire conference and will make summaries of each presentation available on this website in the coming months. To receive a notification when the videos are available or for more information please contact Sarah Taekema.

This symposium is one of four signature series events that the University of Victoria is using to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. For more information on UVic's Canada 150 events and activities, please visit