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*NEW* What is a Treaty? What underlies our Land Acknowledgements? Special Presentation by the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba – June 25, 2024
The Archdiocese of St. Boniface is pleased to welcome Karine Duhamel, who will give a presentation on the spirit of treaties, and the importance of Treaties 1, 3 and 5, on whose territories are our parishes. Join us at 7 pm at St. Boniface Cathedral, in the basement. Entry is free, with the possibility of giving a free-will offering.

Dr. Karine Duhamel is Anishinaabe-Métis and an off-reserve member of the Red Rock Indian Band, part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty family. She holds a Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University and a Masters’ and PhD in History from the University of Manitoba. She has worked in legal research, in museum curation, and in elementary and post-secondary education. She served as Director of Research for Canada’s historic National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls until the end of its mandate in 2019, and served as Chair of the MMIWG2S+ National Action Plan Data Working Group which produced the MMIWG2S+ Data Strategy. Currently, Karine is Director of Indigenous Strategy for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She is also a member of the Debwewin Truth Project Advisory Council (Oakville, Ontario), a member of the Iswewak Awetowak Nipocawin (Women Leading Knowledge) Advisory Council (Winnipeg, Manitoba) and works to support the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba in its French-language teacher training program.



Indigenous Canada FREE Online Course – Available Now!
Offered by the University of Alberta, Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores the different histories and contemporary perspectives of Indigenous peoples living in Canada.

From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores complex experiences Indigenous peoples face today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Indigenous Canada is for students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies, and anyone with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Indigenous/non-Indigenous relationships. Registration is now open