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June 21, 2021

How do Treaties Give Us Hope?

Elder Larry McDermott, Algonquin from Shabot Obaadjiwan, Executive Director of Plenty Canada and Indigenous Advisor and Lecturer for the University of Guelph, will describe the Treaty Relationship between Canadians and Indigenous Peoples beginning with the Treaty of Niagara, 1764, and the significance of this especially with regard to:

  •  Establishing a foundation for reconciliation
  • Creating ethical space for renewing the friendship between Indigenous People and Settlers
  • Providing guidance for a sustainable relationship with Mother Earth.

Christa Lowry, Mayor of Mississippi Mills and Warden of Lanark County will moderate the discussion, providing opportunity for questions from participants.


ASL/LSQ and English captions available.