Tribute to Treaty 6
On August 23rd, 2014, the Office of the Treaty Commissioner teamed up with Prairieland Exhibition/Marquis Downs to celebrate the commemoration of the signing of Treaty 6. Treaty 6 was signed August 23rd, 1876. Four First Nations within Treaty 6 territory: Ahtahkakoop, Little Pine, Mistawasis and Muskeg Lake Cree Nations each sponsored a horse race with the winner receiving a horse blanket signifying the signing of Treaty 6. The Chief of each First Nation presented the blankets to the winners. Live entertainment included an outdoor stage featuring Prairie Northern Dancers and Phil and Dallas Boyer.