The Rouge Tract Claim 

submitted in 2015 by the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

acknowledges indigenous relations and belonging to where we have come to  known as Scarborough**

Scarborough is home to the sacred Rouge River Valley

which flows with thousands of years of history of indigenous stewardship, including farming throughout the valley and the tending of canoe routes. 

As we learn about Rouger River Valley's indigenous histories
we hope to build relationships with and take leadership from indigenous community members about how we can be good kin to the Valley and to honour sovereignty of the waters


Scarborough is also home to Taber Hill 

a sacred Wyandot burial mound

Scarborough is to be home to the Thunder Woman Healing Lodge

that willl provide First Nation, Inuit, and Metis women a place of healing through accessing cultural support, traditional knowledge, and resources for the advancement of wholeness and balance

We appreciate this resource by the Living Hyphen
on possibilities of being good visitors here while we work on our own

This page is emerging and open to feedback from community

**The area was named after Scarborough in England  by Elizabeth the wife of first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada John Graves Simcoe. The bluffs along Scarborough's Lake Ontario shores reminded her of the limestone cliffs in Scarborough, England.