THE LORD SELKIRK ASSOCIATION

of RUPERT’S LAND

Incorporated 1910

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The Association serves as a link to bind together the descendants of the hardy men and women who first settled on the banks of the Red River in the early 1800s, and to perpetuate the memory and preserve the spirit, traditions, and history of those first agricultural settlers.

News and Upcoming Events

June 11th, 2017

You are invited!
Please join us at
Kildonan Park, Shelter 2 (Fox and Deer)
on
Sunday June 11th from 12:30 to 4:00.
Join in group games.
Play bocce ball, croquet & frisbee.
Tour the cemetery at Old Kildonan Church.
Enjoy a hot dog & drink at a beautiful Winnipeg Park.
This is a chance to encourage your kids, grandkids, siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins who may not regularly attend the annual luncheon of The Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert’s Land to join you at a free casual event that engages them in learning a bit of their history.
Please let us know how many people you are bringing so we will have enough hotdogs for everyone!
There will be a basket for an optional donation to help offset the costs of this event.

July 16-23, 2017

BICENTENARY OF THE VISIT OF LORD SELKIRK TO THE RED RIVER COLONY

200th Anniversary of the visit of Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk and the signing of the Selkirk Treaty will be commemorated with events taking place in Winnipeg. Further details to follow.