All Posts

Treaty One Nation and Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Agreement strengthens First Nations People and the Arts Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty No. 1 Territory, October 4, 2021:  The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) -Qaumajuq and the Treaty One Nation joined together on Friday in Qaumajuq to sign an agreement that commits both organizations to working together long-term on shared initiatives. Stephen Borys, WAG-Qaumajuq Director and CEO was joined by Treaty One…

Treaty One Responds to Province’s Land Acknowledgement

The province announced Thursday that sessions of the Manitoba Legislature will now begin with an Indigenous land acknowledgement. Land acknowledgements are an honorable and historically accurate way to recognize the traditional First Nations, Métis and Inuit territories. “Acknowledging that we are the original peoples of this territory is an important step towards reconciliation, the strengthening of our nations, and will…

‘Indigenomics’ all about respect

Envisioning the future of Treaty 1 is today’s focus and is best done through the eyes of our young First Nations leaders whose thoughtful words can help us frame a dialogue about where we go from here. Ashley Daniels is a full-time student at the University of Manitoba, working towards completing her medical degree. She formerly sat on the Assembly…

Visionary Treaty 1 chiefs experienced strategists

There were some big names who gathered at Lower Fort Garry to negotiate Treaty 1 — chiefs Yellow Quill and Henry Prince, among other leaders and visionaries — whose goal was to use their experience and negotiating savvy to create an agreement that would foster an enduring relationship of mutual obligation between First Nations and the new colonial government. This…

As long as the sun shines, the Grass Grows, and the Rivers Flow

Treaty One Nation Government © 2021. All rights reserved.