Beyond Land Acknowledgements

Reconciliation Soup & Speaker Series

  • Interested in learning more, and engaging in activities to encourage reconciliation?

Curious about earlier and current  indigenous inhabitants of Treaty Six territories, what wisdom has been passed down?

Wondering how (re-)connecting to each other and our indigenous neighbours helps us on the path to truth and reconciliation?

This continuation of our speaker series adds an opportunity to join us on a Friday evening for soup, stories and conversation.

Please pass the word and reserve your spot(s).

Next Speaker

November 17: 


Ronald [Ron] J. Lameman is a citizen of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Treaty No. 6 Territory, Alberta, Canada located 9 miles southeast of the town of Lac La Biche in east central Alberta, Canada. The Beaver Lake Cree Nation is one of the Treaty No. 6 Nations who entered into Treaty No. 6 in 1876 and Ron Lameman has been a lifetime proponent of the Treaty, focusing on upholding and enforcing the Rights of the Indigenous Nations of Treaty No. 6 in Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba. Ron has been a former Executive Director of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations.

Ron’s many activities and achievements include:

  • Participation in each phase of the development of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and has attending a majority of the sessions for the development of the OAS “Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Americas”.
  • Currently sits as Vice President on Raven Trust, an organization that is involved in helping Indigenous Peoples in their fight against multinational and transnational extractive industries. He is also a 
  • Board member and Board officer (President) of the International Indian Treaty Council.
  • Attended COP21 (Conference of the Parties) in Paris, France as an observer representing Beaver Lake Cree Nation, the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and the International Indian Treaty Council.
  • A delegate to five of the six IITC International Corn Conferences/Food Sovereignty Conferences held in North and Central America and was also a delegate to the Taro/Food Sovereignty Conference in Hawaii in 2016.

Ron is trained in communications and has expert communications skills in both the Cree and English languages and has Co-Chaired many of the AoTC’s in Alberta as well he has Chaired or Co-Chaired most of the Treaties 1-11 Gatherings in the past two decades.

In his current position as the Bilateral Treaty Coordinator, Ron is actively involved with the Elders and leadership of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and has spent over 45 years working diligently for Treaty Rights, Land and Natural Resource rights, environmental protection, traditional subsistence rights, cultural rights, language rights, children’s rights, health and Self-Determination for Indigenous Peoples in Canada and around the world.

  • Registration is FREE, but  required.

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  • Accommodate dietary restrictions as much as possible.

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