We Are All Treaty People

What is the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba?

The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba is a neutral organization that aims to strengthen, rebuild, and enhance the Treaty Relationship between First Nations and Canada. We also offer training, facilitate discussion, and support research on Treaties. All Canadians benefit from the Treaties, and we want everyone to know that “We Are All Treaty People!”

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‘We encourage people to do the research’: A look at developing land acknowledgments

Land acknowledgments in sports and government When Lance Cardinal was approached by the Edmonton Oilers to act as an Indigenous consultant, the Cree artist and designer knew the first thing he wanted to do was

‘An important step’: first Indigenous land acknowledgement voiced in legislature

Source: Winnipeg Free Press

TRCM Spends the day with Language and Culture Unit



Watch an encore presentation from Speaker Bureau Member Marlene Gallagher as she gives a brief presentation on Residential Schools in honor of “Reconciliation Day”.Marlene’s Bio:An Anishinaabe Ikwe from Sagkeeng First Nation. Marlene attended residential school and has a good understanding of the Child Welfare System in Manitoba and its long-term impacts on children and families. She speaks Anishinaabe Ojibwa and takes part in various cultural practices and ceremonies.Marlene possesses a Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Education degree’s with double majors in History & English; a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in History from the University of Winnipeg; and a Masters of Education degree from the University of Manitoba. Marlene is a Regent for the University of Winnipeg Board of Regents and a Board member for the St. Norbert Behavioural Health Foundation.Marlene previously worked as an Education Consultant for the Province of Manitoba. In this position, Marlene’s portfolio included working closely with schools throughout Manitoba to support Aboriginal Education, Cultural Awareness and Community Partnership Initiatives. Marlene is currently an Independent Consultant and a current member of the speaker’s bureau for the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba.To book a Speaker for your next event please fill out our request form on our website: www.trcm.caSubscribe to our channel to see more videos on topics related to the Treaties and the Treaty Relationshipwww.youtube.com/watch?v=EfXpMwlVSKo See MoreSee Less
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**REMINDER FOR TOMORROW**Come join us for the 6th Annual “We Are All Treaty People Celebration” event at The Forks on Sunday, September 18th at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. See MoreSee Less
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Today we celebrate 148 years of resilience and growth since the signing of Treaty 4 in 1874 ✊🏽

Listen to Elder James Cote of Waywayseecappo FN, as he shares about the history of Fort Ellice and Treaty 4.


Film Credit: @MBTreaty

Sacred pacts – Winnipeg Free Press https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/faith/2022/09/17/sacred-pacts via @winnipegnews

Indigenous people from Canada, U.S., meet in Saskatoon to sign treaty aiming to restore bison | CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/buffalo-treaty-wanuskewin-heritage-park-july-15-2022-1.6522999?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar

Join us for Let’s Talk Treaty at 12:30pm on NCI FM. We will be speaking to Aaron Mills from Couchiching. He is a member of the Bear Clan and is an assistant prof. at McGill. This summer he will teach an “Indigenous Legal Traditions” course with Elder Bone & Grandmother Copenace.

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day and Summer Solstice! The TRCM recognizes this day as a time to celebrate Indigenous peoples’ rich languages, stories, and histories across this land. This day of light has historical roots and has been celebrated for thousands of years!


Mama Bear Greets New Baby, Has The Knowledge Of Her Ancestors On Her Back And Is Surrounded By Community Nourishment ❤️❤️

Please join us for a Brown Bag Lunch Series presentation premiering on our YouTube channel on Tuesday, June 21st at 12PM. Chris Henderson, Executive Director of TLEC, will present: “Manitoba Framework Agreement on Treaty Land Entitlement – 25 Years Later. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCygGVnfn4nSuSsONMDVr5-Q

The Grade 12 course on Treaties will be on Nov 23, 2022. If you are a grade 12 teacher who is interested in teaching this course, please join us by registering for the one day session. This is a virtual event! To register, please go to: https://trcm.ca/education/grow/