Hands Across Borders is an event to celebrate and advance transboundary conservation and international peace parks. The event kicks off Saturday morning with a Blackfeet blessing from Earl Old Person and a welcome from Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association president Marshall Gingery. Park Superintendent's Ifan Thomas and Jeff Mow will address the state of the parks followed by the 86th Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Assembly general meeting. The morning will conclude with Dr. Leroy Little Bear; "The Buffalo Treaty, an International Peace Initiative". Saturday lunch will have "the Kenow Fire, Waterton National Park 2017" hosted by the Waterton Park Staff. The afternoon will consist of the Rotary peace initiative update and opportunities for Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association and Todd Walters with International Peace Park Expeditions will speak on "Beyond Hands Across Borders- Peace Park Practitioners Exchange". There will be opportunities for guided hikes, native America speaks or to participate in a golf tournament. Dinner that night will host the Rotary Youth Exchange and music by Flathead's Billy Angel. The weekend event culminates in the Ecumenical Celebration and Hands Across the Border ceremony at Glacier Park Lodge.