Series 8 - BBQ Supper with First Nations people evacuated due to forest fires

Evacuees from Northern Manitoba Staff / Students preparing the meal Staff / Students preparing the meal Helpers preparing and handing out food Jim Pankratz pouring juice for a Native child Jim Pankratz handing out food Fire evacuees sitting in the park Jim Pankratz cooking / handing out food Jim Pankratz serving food to fire evacuees Jim Pankratz is serving a meal to fire evacuees Gerry Ediger and Irmgard Baerg at the BBQ Goldie Pankratz holding a baby

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BBQ Supper with First Nations people evacuated due to forest fires


  • 1989 (Creation)

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12 photograph : col. ; 13 x 9 cm

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Founded in 1944 by the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches as the first Mennonite Bible college in Canada. Concord College was established in 1992 as a successor to MBBC. In 2000 Concord College became a part of the Canadian Mennonite University and moved to the CMU campus on Shaftesbury Boulevard.

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This series consists of 12 color photos of Mennonite Brethren Bible College staff providing services to 150 First Nations people from St. Theresa Point, Island Lakes, Garden Hill, and God's River who were evacuated from their homes due to forest fires in Northern Manitoba. See Mennonite Brethren Herald August 4, 1989 p. 27 and September 8, 1989 p. 23.

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