The City of Edmonton created Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day in 2013 to commemorate the signing of Treaty No.6 between the Plains, Wood Cree, Nakota, Saulteaux and Dene people and the Crown at Fort Carlton on August 23, 1876.
Edmonton was founded in Treaty No. 6 territory. Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day recognizes Edmonton’s connection with the First peoples of this land.