Mi’kmaq Treaty Day 2015 Schedule of Events in Halifax

Mi'kmaq Treaty Day Schedule of Events for October 1, 2015
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Schedule of events for Mi’kmaq Treaty Day in Halifax October 1, 2015

8:30 a.m. – Flag raising ceremony at Government House, 1451 Barrington Street

9:30 a.m. – Treaty Day Church Service at St. Mary’s Basilica, 5221 Spring Garden Road

10:45 a.m. – Veterans Parade of Honour from St. Mary’s Basilica to Grand Parade Square via Barrington Street

11:15 a.m. – Flag raising ceremony at Grand Parade Square

  • Welcome – Mayor Mike Savage, HRM
  • Veterans Address – Donald Julien, Executive Director, Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq

11:45 a.m. – 2015 Treaty Day Awards Ceremony at the World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle Street

  • Treaty Education Memorandum of Understanding signing
  • Mi’kmaq Gathering Feast
  • Opening and welcome remarks
  • Presentation and awards
    • Grand Chief Donald Marshall Memorial Elder Award
    • Chief Noel Doucette Memorial Youth Award
    • Introduction of Mi’kmaq History Month Poster
    • Grand Chief Donald Marshall Scholarship Fund Award
    • Sister Dorothy Moore Mi’kmaq Education Scholarships

For more information, please contact:

Deborah Ginnish
Mi’kmaq Association of Cultural Studies
Phone: (902) 565-8176
Email: deborah@mikmaq-assoc.ca


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