The Committee to Commemorate the 200th Anniversary, formed for the special events of 2017, has carried on with work well after the events, including pursuing the plans to complete a Treaty Monument on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building. The Treaty Monument is intended to commemorate the Peguis Selkirk Treaty of 1817 as well as
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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
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 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
The Peguis Selkirk Treaty. It’s the first Treaty signed in western Canada and it was signed before there even was a Canada. It marks the beginning of the relationship between First Nations and the Crown in western Canada. It shaped not only Winnipeg and Manitoba but also the nation itself. Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of
Details from the official invitation On behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Member of Parliament for Kildonan-St. Paul and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada invite you to the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the national historic significance of CHIEF PEGUIS The ceremony will take place