Design Competition Phase 1 – Request for Qualifications The Committee to Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty is inviting individuals and teams of visual artists, landscape architects, and other design professionals with experience in statue and monument design, production and landscaping, to submit their credentials and examples of prior work for the
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Video: What the Peguis Selkirk 200 Treaty Commemoration means to Ruth Elaine Christie – Peguis First Nation descendant, born in Loon Straits Mb, long-time resident of Selkirk Mb. In conversation with Terry MacLeod.
Video: The Selkirk Settlers and Thomas Douglas-The 5th Earl of Selkirk from PBS – Prairie Public Broadcasting Fargo, North Dakota.
The meaning of The Peguis Selkirk Treaty of July 18, 1817 PART TWO with Bill Shead, John Perrin and Terry MacLeod.
In the Royal Collection Trust is a painting by Ojibway artist Eddy Cobiness (1933-1996) entitled “Signing of the Lord Selkirk Treaty”. It was painted in 1970. It was presented to Her Majesty The Queen during a Royal Visit to Manitoba in July 1970. The original painting is in Buckingham Palace, London.
This video explains the Peguis Selkirk Treaty. Terry MacLeod interviews Bill Shead and John Perrin.
Check out these two interesting books about Peguis and the Red River Settlement http://www.redriverancestry.ca/PEGUIS-1774.php
SGT. TOMMY PRINCE, MM, SS Tommy Prince was the great great grandson of Chief Peguis, who led a band of Saulteaux from Sault Ste. Marie to St. Peters north of Selkirk, Manitoba around 1790. Tommy was born in Petersfield, Manitoba in October of 1915, one of eleven children. Tommy enlisted in the 1st Corps Field
CBC Radio’s Tapestry explores the impact of The Doctrine of Discovery which shaped settler/church/indigenous relations the world over. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/tapestry/reclaiming-indigenous-spirituality-1.3636858/500-years-ago-pope-gives-permission-to-conquer-indigenous-people-1.3637062
The Selkirk Settlement 1811-1821: Maureen Matthews D. Phil. (Oxon) Curator of Cultural Anthropology The Manitoba Museum When Lord Selkirk initiated an agricultural colony at the forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, he was responding to a world in transition. Liberalism and industrialization challenged existing world views; the rise of the American and French republics