Allen Sutherland

TOPICS

  • Historical Timeline (Treaty relationship since Newcomer contact)
  • Treaty No. 1
  • Project Officer Parks Canada

 

Allen Sutherland/Waabiskhi Mazinazoot Mishtaatim (White Spotted Horse), Anishinaabe Saulteaux, Skownan First Nation (Treaty 2 Territory) and of the Bizhiw doodem (Lynx Clan).

Topics

  • Historical Timeline (Treaty relationship since Newcomer contact)
  • Treaty No. 1
  • Anishinaabe Spirituality

Allen Sutherland is currently the Indigenous Relations Officer of Parks Canada – Lower Fort Garry, National Historical Site of Treaty One. Allen assists Parks Canada Agency in building and maintaining formal relations with the local First Nations that are in the Treaty One traditional territory and providing Treaty education. Allen is also an independent consultant and provides facilitation and training under his own company, WHITE SPOTTED HORSE, where he is a sought-after resources person on the history and cultures of Indigenous Nations of Canada. In 2014, he was the recipient of the Aboriginal Circle of Educators ‘Researcher and/or Curriculum Development’ award for developing the Canadian Indigenous Historical Timeline poster that is now currently being utilized in the Manitoba Education System. Under his other company name, BIMOSEYAAN OMA AKIN (Walking thru life on this Earth), Allen is an Anishinaabek Traditional Knowledge Keeper providing traditional ceremonies, teachings, spiritual advice and healing.

Allen currently lives in Winnipeg and is married to Elaine Cowley Sutherland, Cree, Opaskwayak Cree Nation and has three children and two grandsons.