Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

June, 2020 Archive

Youth chasing hockey dreams and participating in all sports

Treaty 2 Territory – Hayden Lacquette is a youth from the community of Mallard Mb with family ties to Keeseekoowenin First Nation. Hayden is a 17 year old young man that plays many sports. This past year Hayden played defense for the “AAA” Parkland Rangers. Hayden plans to attend the Dauphin Kings rookie camp this …

June 26, 2020

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A quick look at the Manitoba Escarpment – from an Aerial Perspective!

The following Information from: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/mb/riding/culture/hist Historic & Cultural Heritage When the last glacier retreated northward from southern Manitoba about 10,000 years ago, early hunters and gatherers began moving into the area in search of game. Recent archaeological evidence suggests that Indigenous peoples have

June 26, 2020

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Gambler First Nation celebrates graduation of youth

Treaty 2 Territory – Gambler First Nation celebrated the graduation of 3 youth from the community on Thursday June 18,2020. Ron Gray, Alexis Tanner and Emily Ledoux received their diplomas as highschool graduates. The celebration was held in the community of Gambler First Nation. Mandatory precautions were used such as temperature checks and hand washing.

June 26, 2020

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Keeseekoowenin First Nation opening cautiously

Treaty 2 Territory – As the restrictions on Covid 19 are slowly loosened by the province and as the case count goes down, Keeseekoowenin First Nation continues to be cautious in preventing the virus from entering their community. Councillor Bradley Burns stated that Keeseekoowenin has been following the provincial guidelines in terms of the Covid …

June 26, 2020

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FNT2T Regional office meets with Gambler First Nation

Treaty 2 Territory – Chief Dave Ledoux and council of Gambler First Nation met with Regional Office Keeper Scott Lynxleg on June 25, 2020. Justice and Peacekeeping was one of the topics that were discussed. Chief Ledoux stated that there is a need for our own policing system in our communities. The current system is …

June 26, 2020

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Exciting games in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – An exciting game was held in the Dauphin Men’s Fastball League on Wednesday June 24, 2020 at the Vermillion Sportsplex in Dauphin Mb. The game ended in a 4 – 4 tie between the Crane Bay Knights and the Dauphin Showtime teams. The other game was held in Waywayseecappo First Nation …

June 25, 2020

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Tootinaowaziibeeng moving forward cautiously in Covid 19 world

Treaty 2 Territory – FNT2T government was in the community of Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve on June 24, 2020. Chief Barry Mckay met with Regional Office Keeper Scott Lynxleg of FNT2T to discuss Tootinaowaziibeeng moving forward cautiously in the Covid 19 pandemic. Chief Mckay stated that all first nations need to be prepared and move cautiously

June 25, 2020

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The Jurisdiction by First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory in the Exercise of Its Inherent Right to Govern

Treaty 2 Territory – “We, the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) assert our inherent right to govern ourselves”, says Grand Chief Eugene Eastman. The inherent jurisdiction of FNT2T is derived from its existence as a Nation prior to the settlement of Europeans in the territory. Our inherent right to self-govern stems from the …

June 24, 2020

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Tootinaowaziibeeng Health Centre opening slowly in the new normal

Treaty 2 Territory – On June 18, 2020 I was in my home community of Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve. Like most first nations in the territory, the re-opening of community buildings and services to the members is a different one than before Covid 19. During my visit I met with elders to see how they were …

June 20, 2020

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