We are pleased to announce the representative of His Majesty The King in the Province of Manitoba has granted patronage and will serve as Honorary Patron of Friends of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty Inc. Her Honour the Honourable Anita R. Neville, P.C., O.M., Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.
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Saturday, July 22, 4 PM. The committee hosts a farewell ceremony for Lord Selkirk at the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building. Rain at the beginning of the event moved the group indoors.
The bicentennary re-enactment of the signing of the Peguis Selkirk treaty of 1817 took place at Peguis First Nation on Friday, 21 July, as one of events of their annual treaty days celebrations.
Lord Selkirk visited the Manitoba Museum in advance of his Friday visit to Peguis First Nation. Dr. Maureen Matthews presented items in the general collection and items from their vaults.
Lord Selkirk had a personal tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was guided by Gail Asper.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 St. Andrews Society reception Qualico Family Centre, Assiniboine Park Photos: Hydesmith
City of Winnipeg Forester Martha Barwinsky was on hand for the planting of the Lord Selkirk sugar maple tree at City Hall today. She also offered some extra information that adds to the story. Here are some tidbits Ms Barwinsky shared with us on the Lord Selkirk sugar maple, from the cultivar developer Wilbert Ronald
Wednesday, July 19 Winnipeg City Hall Tree planting ceremony and lunch
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017 Manitoba Archives, Vaughan Street, Winnipeg Reception hosted by Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert’s Land, at the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives / Archives of Manitoba. Check out the photos from the event.
Tuessay, 18 July, 2017 Fort Douglas Park, Waterfront Drive, Winnipeg
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017 11:00 AM, Neeganin Centre Commemoration of the signing of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty at Neeganin Centre and Centre for Aboriginal Resource Development. In attendance were Lord Selkirk; Chief Jim Bear, Brokenhead Ojibwe Nation; The Honourable Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.
Monday, July 17, 201, 2:00 pm Ecumenical Service at St. Peter, Dyvenor in St. Clements, MB Photos
Lord Selkirk was the guest of honour at a ceremony and lunch at Brokenhead Ojibway Nation. Monday, 17 July, 2017 at 10:30 am
Sunday, 16 July, 2017, 3:00 PM Ecumenical Prayer Service at Cathédral St Boniface, Winnipeg photos: Hydesmith
Sunday, 16 July, 2017, 2:00 PM Welcoming of Lord Selkirk with Chief Jim Bear, Brokenhead Ojibway Nation at Fort Douglas Park, Winnipeg photos: Hydesmith