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Understanding wrongs and seeking justice for First Nations – GuelphToday
by ahnationtalk onNovember 19, 201923 Views
Dublin United Church series is part of November’s Treaty Recognition Week
They see themselves as keepers of the water.
And for the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, water continues to play a significant role in their identity.
“They settled mostly at the mouths of rivers and because of this, they signed many treaties,” said historian Alison Norman, who recently presented First Nation treaty history at Dublin Street United Church as part of a free public series, “We Are all Treaty People”.
“Ontario is covered in treaties and this is what makes it so unique,” Norman said.
This was the second of a three-part series, sponsored by Dublin’s Justice and Outreach Committee, in celebration of Treaty Recognition Week which is held every November.