1080 Keewatin St,
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6T7

Oshdee – cross your heart, Begaa-win – written agreement

The Thunder Bay Art Gallery invites community members to attend Oshdeebeganwin, talking treaties with Michele Solomon, Nicole Richmond, and Gene Nowegejick.

Oshdeebeganwin is an event focused on the Anishinaabe perspective of the treaties, specifically the Robinson-Superior Treaty of 1850.

Michele Solomon is a member and an elected Councillor of Fort William First Nation. She will share how the treaty has affected Fort William First Nation, then and now.

Gene Nowegejick, of Gull Bay First Nation, represents a direct link to the treaty of this area. His great, great grandfather is one of the signatories of the Robinson-Superior Treaty of 1850. He will share about his family’s experience.

Nicole Richmond is a lawyer and wellness consultant from Biigtigong Nishnaabeg. She will give us an overview of Anishinaabe law as it pertains to treaties.


Thursday, July 14, 2022

This in-person event begins at 7:00 PM

Can’t make to the Gallery? Go to our YouTube channel where we will be livestreaming the talk.



Questions about the event?

Contact our community engagement coordinator:

Cynthia Nault at (807) 577-6427 or communityengage@theag.ca