Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) and Sioux Valley Dakota Nation (SVDN) are co-hosting the Protecting Our Ancestors Conference.
This Conference will address the need for legislation similar to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of the United States, known as NAGPRA, to ensure the protection, control, disposition and repatriation of Ancestral remains and belongings.
Who should attend:
*Indigenous Leadership
*Policy and law makers
*Provincial and territorial representatives
*Researchers and Historians
*Museums and other heritage holding institutions
*Organizations and institutions working with the investigation of former Indian
Residential Schools
*Individuals and teams working on repatriation and/or rematriation
More information such as registration details will be announced on our MKO Facebook page and SVDN Facebook Page.
A Conference website will be launched in January 2024.
For more information, please contact: Maegan Courchene at [email protected]