Thursday, May 25, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Peacock raises Treaty 4 flag

Ceremony marks next step in response to Truth and Reconciliation calls to action

Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

Isabelle Hanson Kenowekesequape, Peacock
student Kayleigh Olson, Elder Gerry Stonechild,
Peacock principal Dustin Swanson and Regina
musician Brad Bellegarde hold the Treaty 4 flag
in the Peacock Collegiate auditorium.

By Lisa Goudy

A Treaty 4 flag was raised at Peacock Collegiate on Thursday for the first time in the school’s history. 

“It’s a simple but very important step that we take to recognize the relationship that was established between First Nations and non-Aboriginal people some 143 years ago when Treaty 4 was signed in Fort Qu’Appelle,” said Peacock principal Dustin Swanson. 

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