By Kit Muir, Travel Manitoba
A visit to Manitoba means travelling through Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territory and through communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. It encompasses the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininiwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis.
Treaty No. 1
Treaty No. 1 was negotiated and entered into in August 1871 at Lower Fort Garry. Among the communities sharing obligations and benefits of Treaty No. 1 are: Winnipeg, Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Selkirk, Steinbach, Grand Beach, Emerson, Winkler and more.