David Suzuki Honour Ceremony at University of Manitoba

david_suzukiDavid Suzuki Visit to University of Manitoba
Join David Suzuki as he makes a special stop at the University of Manitoba on his last national tour – the Blue Dot Tour.

Friday, October 24
The Great Hall, University College
Fort Garry Campus

Free Events:

Sacred Pipe and Water Ceremonies and Blanket Ceremony – led by Elder David Courchene Jr.

9:00 am to 10:15 am (Arrive by 8:30 am to get a seat – limited seating, or see below to reserve your seat.)

David Suzuki will be honoured by the Original People for his leadership in protecting the sacred land and for being a strong voice and advocate for Aboriginal and Treaty rights.

Sharing Dialogue on Treaties

10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join in a conversation about the Treaties and why honouring them will build a better future for all of us. Led by Ovide Mercredi, Senior Advisor to the President and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. With participation from: David Suzuki, Elder David Courchene Jr., Elder Charlie Nelson, and community leaders.

Indigenous Environmental Stewardship and Treaty Rights in the 21st Century – A Manitoba Perspective

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Join us for a dynamic panel discussion with: David Suzuki, David Barnard – President and Vice-Chancellor, Elder David Courchene Jr., Aimee Craft – Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, David R. Boyd – Environmental lawyer, professor, author and expert on human rights and environmental protection. Moderated by Ovide Mercredi.

Please Note: Seating for the panel discussion is limited, and half of the seats have been made available to reserve ahead of time. The remaining seats will be open for rush seating on the day of the event.

Reserve your ticket now.

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