Mi’kmaq Treaty Day 2015 Schedule of Events in Halifax

Mi'kmaq Treaty Day Schedule of Events for October 1, 2015

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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