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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Halton Hills Lecture Series: Relocation of the Mississauga of the Credit First Nation in 1847


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John Elliott Theatre

9 Church Street

Halton Hills, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Join us to learn about the relocation of Mississauga of the Credit First Nation from River Credit to its current location near Hagersville. Founded in 1825, Mission Village was a highly successful settlement that was seen as a model Indigenous community. Central to its history is Peter Jones, one of the Mississaugas’ Chiefs and a Methodist minister, who had strong ties to both the Indigenous and settler communities. This presentation will explore the history of Mission Village and the need for relocation, the work of Peter Jones, and the establishment of the modern MCFN Reserve.

Darin Wybenga is the Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Coordinator for Mississauga of the Credit First Nation. He previously worked as a history and geography teacher, curriculum coordinator, and vice-principal, and offers presentations on the history of treaty lands, territory, and the people of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

Free tickets for this event are available through the John Elliott Theatre Box Office.


Halton Hills Public Library

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