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Region of Peel - Working for you
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Region of Peel - Working for you

Peel 150: Indigenous Peoples of Peel

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Ojibway Legend of Great Bear, Designed by Sharon McCann, 1986, Mississauga Civic Centre
City of Mississauga

Honouring a Longer History

In 2017, as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the formal creation of Peel, Ontario, and Canada, it is essential to recognize that Indigenous peoples have lived here for over 10,000 years.

We are honoured to be here, in the traditional territory of the Wyandot, Seneca, and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nations. We are thankful to the many First Nations, Inuit, Métis and global peoples who call this region home.

Thank you.

To find out more about the Indigenous people of Peel, please explore the following: