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In the summer of 2013 a conference aimed at raising awareness of the Treaty was held by the Mushjegowuk Council in Moose Factory. Through the provincial Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, a request was made to the Archives of Ontario to borrow the treaty for the event. Although both the provincial and federal governments have original copies of the document, a copy was never given to the First Nation signatories.

Recognizing the importance of this document and the impact its presence would have in Moose Factory, the Archives of Ontario and the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs worked closely together to bring the Treaty to the Council. This represented a significant step in renewing the relationship between Ontario and First Nations in the Treaty 9 territory. Bringing the original document, rather than a copy, was thought to be the most respectful way to proceed as the original parchment was not known to have travelled to Moose Factory since 1905.

The conference included learning the perspectives of Elders, woman and youth along with presentations about treaty rights, education, housing, child welfare, health, sovereignty, lands, and jurisdictions. Invitations were extended to tribal councils representing other signatories to the treaty from across northern Ontario, as well as members of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation and the Assembly of First Nations.

Residents were eager to find the names of their ancestors who had signed the Treaty, some in English, some in syllabic and others with an X accompanied by the commissioners handwriting identifying each individual.

The conference ran from July 30th to August 1st, 2013 and, emphasizing inclusivity, the Treaty was displayed for an extended period of time to so that as many people as possible could view it and learn its history.