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‘ManOMin’ conference set for May

The first ManOMin watershed conference is slated April 28-30, 2000, with hopes of it becoming a regular event in the future.

Jennifer Mercer, co-ordinator for the Rainy River First Nations Watershed Program, said the name of the conference has a double meaning.

First of all, ManOMin is an abbreviation of “Manitoba-Ontario-Minnesota.” But it’s also Anishinabe for wild rice.

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