Treaties, Reconciliation and Me: Public Talk by Loretta Ross, Treaty Commissioner of Manitoba
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2-3:30 p.m.
Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall
The Departments of Gender Studies and Political Science are pleased to
welcome Loretta Ross, Treaty Commissioner from the Treaty Relations
Commission of Manitoba, to give a public talk at Memorial. Commissioner
Ross will speak about the contemporary relevance of the Treaties signed
between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of Canada, and
specifically how these treaties can play an important role in the
reconciliation process currently underway.
Bio: Loretta Ross has been a practicing lawyer for over 20 years and has
served as legal counsel to many First Nations governments and
organizations. She obtained her law degree from Queens University.
Loretta is a member of the Hollow Water First Nation (Ojibway), a mother
of four and a kokum. Loretta has served on various Boards including the
Manitoba Human Rights Commission and she recently became the new Treaty
Presented by Department of Gender Studies/Department of Political Science