A truly significant moment’: First Nations, Metis flags take permanent residency outside Winnipeg city hall – CTV News

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A truly significant moment’: First Nations, Metis flags take permanent residency outside Winnipeg city hall – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202124 Views

Winnipeg –

Three flags have taken their permanent positions outside city hall as a symbol of Winnipeg’s ongoing commitment to Indigenous reconciliation.

A flag raising ceremony Wednesday morning sent three flags to the sky, representing Treaty One First Nations, Dakota Nations and the Metis Nation.

“We hope that the flags flying before city hall will be a visible statement of solidarity and respect,” said City of Winnipeg CAO Michael Jack.

In his opening remarks Mayor Brian described significance of the three flags. The white buffalo calf on the flag of the Dakota Nation of Manitoba symbolize sacred new beginnings.

Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/a-truly-significant-moment-first-nations-metis-flags-take-permanent-residency-outside-winnipeg-city-hall-1.5586884

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