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History of Peguis

Heritage Resources

Peguis was part of the City of Transcona when it became part of the City of Winnipeg which came into legal existence on January 1, 1972.

Peguis is a lightly neighbourhood in northwestern Transcona. It is named for Chief Peguis (ca.1774-1864), Saulteaux Chief who was instrumental in treaty signings in southeastern Manitoba with Lord Selkirk and supported the early settlement of the region by Europeans.