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The Master Planning of the former Kapyong Barracks is a landmark project not only for the Treaty One First Nations, but also for Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Canada, for generations to come.
The redevelopment of the lands has the potential to:
• help shape Winnipeg’s future urban growth;
• generate significant economic investment, and;
• connect communities.
Pattern designs by Destiny Seymour
The Niswi pattern (above) is based on a pottery pattern from Treaty One territory dating back over 3,000 years. Niwsi means ‘Three’ in Anishinaabemowin.
The Bezhig patterns (below) are based on a pattern from an Elk Antler Bone tool, dating over 4,000 years old, uncovered near Birtle, Manitoba. Bezhig means ‘One’ in Anishinaabemowin.
Learn more about Destiny’s work and her company Indigo Arrows here.
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