We Are All Treaty People

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Oct

2019

Maamiikwendan Gathering: Remembering Residential Schools & Cemeteries as Indigenous Sites of Conscience

  • October 16, 2019 1 pm - October 17, 2019 4 pm
  • Arrowhead Conference and Gaming Centre, Long Plain First Nation, 5008 Crescent Road W, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

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Maamiikwendan Gathering: Remembering Residential Schools & Cemeteries as Indigenous Sites of Conscience

Arrowhead Conference and Gaming Centre, Long Plain First Nation, 5008 Crescent Road W, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

Wednesday October 16th, 1:00pm – 9:00pm & Thursday October 17th, 9:00am – 4:00pm

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, the National Trust for Canada and the National Indigenous Residential School Museum of Canada.

Set at the site of the former Portage la Prairie Indian Residential School, Maamiikwendan will gather Indigenous voices from across Canada to discuss Residential School sites, commemorations of cemeteries, sharing culturally respectful research methods and advancing Reconciliation. Discussions will highlight challenges, solutions, cultural considerations and best practices. 

Registeration per person is $150.
There are limited subsidies available for Indigenous community members. Please contact the NCTR for more information at nctr@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-6069.

To Register for the Maamiikwendan Gathering  only (Oct 16 & 17) visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maamiikwendanremembering-indigenous-sites-of-conscience-tickets-71908683809