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Sault College to host virtual talk on Indigenous treaties

Mother-daughter duo Patricia and Juliana Lesage to give presentation on 1850 Robinson-Huron Treaty Wednesday
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Sault College will host a virtual talk about Indigenous treaties Wednesday afternoon as part of Treaties Recognition Week. 

Mother-daughter duo Patricia and Juliana Lesage will give a presentation on the Robinson-Huron Treaty while exploring the treaty-making process, treaty relationships and the impacts of treaties today. 

The Lesages, who are described as activists, researchers and educators, are members of Batchewana First Nation. 

The Robinson-Huron Treaty was signed by Anishinaabe chiefs  and Crown representative William Robinson in Bawaating (present-day Sault Ste. Marie) September 9, 1850. 

The virtual session will take place Nov. 3 at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom.

More information on the event can be found on Facebook.

Meanwhile, Ontario has released a schedule of other virtual talks slated for Treaties Recognition Week, which takes place Nov. 1-7. 


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