For immediate release
September 1, 2021


Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing the following statement in recognition of the Premier of Manitoba stepping down from his position effective today.

MKO Grand Chief Settee states:

“We are pleased to know that Brian Pallister’s term as Premier of Manitoba has come to an end today. On behalf of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, I extend our appreciation to Mr. Pallister for resigning from his position. This is a positive step forward for the province.

It is in the best interests of Indigenous people that we never have to experience a Premier like Brian Pallister in our future and for the future generations to come.

We look forward to working with a Premier who is fully committed to truth and reconciliation and working with First Nations.”



For more information:
Melanie Ferris, Communications Officer
Phone: 204-612-1284
Email: [email protected]