Keyword: Hans Werner
Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
The stories of Indigenous and Mennonite peoples are woven into larger Canadian settlement movements, even as our experiences have been vastly different.
The early 1870's witnessed agreements with the government of Canada for both people groups. In August, 1871, Treaty 1—the first of seven signed Treaties—was signed between Canada and the Anishinabek and Swampy Cree of southern Manitoba, appropriating land from Indigenous peoples in return for reserved land and opening a basis for assimilation into Canadian society.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 8:59 AM
What might it mean for Indigenous and Mennonite peoples in Manitoba to share the land? That's one of the key questions behind an upcoming panel discussion at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU).
The public is invited to attend the event, titled, "Whose Neighbour Am I? Treaty One and Mennonite Privilegium." The discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00 PM in Marpeck Commons (2299 Grant Ave.). Admission is free, and all are welcome.