Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

We Are All Treaty People Celebration takes to radio waves

The We Are All Treaty People celebration, which is organized by MCC, the Society of Friends, Winnipeg and the Presbytery of Winnipeg, takes place annually in September. MCC photo/Bethany Daman

Save the date for the We Are All Treaty People Celebration! This year's event will take place the afternoon of Sunday, September 27 by broadcast from UMFM's radio station at the University of Manitoba. 

The afternoon broadcast will feature speakers and music celebrating the treaties and creating an opportunity for settlers to learn more about building respectful relationships with Indigenous neighbours.

Tune in to 101.5 FM to listen to the broadcast, or go to UMFM.com and access the broadcast and videos (ideal mode if you don’t live in Winnipeg).

Indigenous Peoples, Settlers, and Newcomers will share what Being Treaty means to them!

You'll hear from the following participants:
Michael Redhead Champagne (emcee)
Elder Harry Bone
Henry Neufeld
The Janzen Boys
Treaty Commissioner Loretta Rose
Ray "Co-Co" Stevenson
Sister Dorothy
Double the Trouble

For more information, contact MCC's Indigenous Neighbours program coordinator at 204-925-1910 or IndigenousNeighbours@mccmb.ca.

 

Clayton Sandy attended the We Are All Treaty People celebration and facilitated a closing Circle of Reconciliation..MCC photo/Bethany Daman

Read coverage from previous year's celebrations:

 

Celebrating the treaties - 2018

"We are all treaty people" - 2017

 

Event sponsored by MCC Manitoba with assistance from Society of Friends, Winnipeg (Quakers), Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Rupert's Land, City of Winnipeg.