History

History of Treaty 2

History of Treaty 2

Treaty 2 was entered in to on 21 August 1871 at Manitoba House, Rupertsland, with representatives of the Queen of England and Ireland. The original Anishinaabe (Chippewa and Cree), who were present, constitute Treaty 2 today. It is known that many of the chiefs and leaders within the territory were at the early gathering and after …

Did you know: Queen Victoria and The Treaty Medals

Did you know: Queen Victoria and The Treaty Medals

As you are relaxing on this years Victoria Day holiday, consider this about our “Grand Mother” Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. In 1864, Newly-knighted Sir John A. Macdonald put together “The Great Coalition …