Sol Mamakwa – Statement on Treaty Recognition Week

Sol Mamakwa MPP Kiiwetinoong

Sol Mamakwa MPP
Sol Mamakwa MPP
THUNDER BAY – NDP MPP for Kiiwetinoong, Sol Mamakwa, issued the following statement on Treaties Recognition Week.

“On behalf of Andrea Horwath and Ontario’s NDP, I want to encourage all Ontarians in joining us as we mark Treaties Recognition Week. New Democrats believe all Canadians are treaty people.

When I was sworn in as MPP for Kiiwetinoong, I felt it was important to include an oath that acknowledged our treaties. In honour of Treaties Recognition Week, I want to reaffirm my commitment. I repeat this oath to remind Ontarians that we all benefit when we honour, respect and uphold the treaties on which this province was founded.

I, Sol Mamakwa, solemnly affirm that, in the carrying out of my duties, I shall honour and respect the treaties signed with Indigenous Peoples.

It is important that we name the treaties, and that we recognize and honour the Crown’s commitments with Indigenous communities – only then can reconciliation happen.”

Previous articlePolice Arrest Four Following Secord Street Raid
Next articleDRYDEN – Drug Bust Takes $57k of Methamphetamine Off Streets or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but we are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862