A day after the Toronto Purchase agreement was reached in 1805, the Mississaugas of the Credit were asked to sell lands immediately west of the lands they had ceded the day before.
A provisional agreement was reached with the Crown on August 2, 1805, in which the Mississaugas ceded 70 784 acres of land bounded by the Toronto Purchase of 1787 in the east, the Brant Tract in the west, and a northern boundary that ran six miles back from the shoreline of Lake Ontario. In return for the land, the Mississaugas were to receive £1000 of trade goods and the sole right of fisheries at 12 and 16 Mile Creeks along with the possession of each creek’s flats. In addition, the Mississaugas also reserved the sole right of fishing at the Credit River and were to retain a 1-mile strip of land on each of its banks.
On September 5, 1806, the signing of Treaty 14 confirmed the Head of the Lake Purchase between the Mississaugas of the Credit and the Crown.
Modern cities found within the lands of the Head of the Lake Purchase include Oakville, Mississauga, and parts of Burlington.

MCFN Advertise on ELMNT FM Radio 106.5

May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Chief Stacey Laforme has recorded two audio commercials for ELMNT FM Radio 106.5 in Toronto.  He delivers two important messages in these commercials, one welcoming listeners to MCFN treaty and traditional territory, as well as [...]

Community Safety Statement

November 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Community Safety Statement from Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation   Re: Suspicious Vehicle on MCFN on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018   Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Chief and Council are asking community members [...]

Ajetance Treaty, No. 19 (1818)

May 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Ajetance Treaty, No. 19 (1818)

The Ajetance Purchase (Treaty 19) was signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit in 1818 and includes Brampton and Milton.

Head of the Lake, Treaty No. 14 (1806)

May 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Head of the Lake, Treaty No. 14 (1806)

A day after the Toronto Purchase agreement was reached in 1805, the Mississaugas of the Credit were asked to sell lands immediately west of the lands they had ceded the day before. A provisional [...]