Treading Water


May 18, 2016

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In the spring of 2011, a so-called once in 300 years flood consumed southern Manitoba and threatened the city of Winnipeg and surrounding communities. In an effort to protect this land, the provincial government purposefully flooded the area around Lake St Martin, displacing thousands of First Nations people. Forced from their homes and placed in temporary accommodations, the members of Lake St. Martin First Nation initially thought they would be gone for a few weeks. Three years later, they...