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September, 2020 Archive

Is Canada on behalf of the Crown starting to understand Unfinished Treaty Business?

Treaty 2 Territory – Today, Wednesday 30 September 2020 in Moosomin, Treaty 2 Territory we started off a full day of protecting our territory by speaking to Canada regarding Unfinished Treaty Business. “We acknowledge Canada’s attempt to resolve land claims and issues; however, meaningful improvement in the lives of First Nations peoples has

September 30, 2020

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Tootinaowaziibeeng taking precautions to protect community members with rise in Covid 19 cases

Treaty 2 Territory – With the recent rise in Covid 19 cases and now with cases in some communities, Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve leadership has put more restrictions in place for visitors and members. The administration office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays for business. Before entering most buildings in the Local Nation a mask must …

September 29, 2020

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Fall virtual session kicks off agenda with RIRSD process with Canada

Treaty 2 Territory – We stand with other Nations throughout Turtle Island in exercising and asserting our rights when dealing with Canada through the exploratory discussions under the RIRSD (Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination) process. FNT2T, continues to hold Canada accountable with land restitution, unfinished treaty business and

September 28, 2020

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Acknowledgement, Recognition and Respect posit the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory as key talks continue with the Crown

Treaty 2 Territory – The Local Nations, FNT2T and Canada acknowledge their relationship is based and recognized through the making of Treaty 2 in 1871. Colonization and assimilation interrupted the Anishinaabek way of life by Canada, and now is the time to set things right for the Local Nations through the Government of FNT2T. Currently …

September 27, 2020

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Restorative Peacemaking Onankonehkawin ready for next step

Treaty 2 Territory – Restorative Peacemaking means peace and balance is maintained in the Local Nations and Treaty 2 territory through a peacemaking system that includes territorial and Local Nation circles (replacing colonial courts), peacekeepers(police), wellbeing lodges, guardians (conservation officers) and restorative measures. We have our own

September 27, 2020

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Action needed for reconciliation after Canada’s Throne Speech

Treaty 2 Territory – The First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory continue to eye what its neighbour and treaty partner the Crown, represented by Canada, continues to do within its Government. Grand Chief Eugene Eastman has been very busy supporting the Government of FNT2T’s mandate to implement a ‘reconciliaction’ plan because action, not just words,

September 26, 2020

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Ochichakosipi holds 2nd Annual Fall Gathering

Treaty 2 Territory – Ochichakosipi hosted its 2 annual Fall Community Gathering from September 21-24, 2020 at the Ochichakosipi pow wow and campground, along the beautiful lakeside. During the week there were presentations on history and traditional teachings, hands on crafts, traditional sweatlodge, traditional meals like deer meat and pickerel were

September 25, 2020

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FNT2T Regional office Dauphin moving forward with local nation development in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – FNT2T Regional Office Dauphin hosted several on line and in person meetings over the last 2 weeks at the government office in Dauphin. On September 15, 2020, a virtual meeting was held on the Restorative Peacekeeping initiative with FNT2T government and Canada Table. On the same day the Executive Council met …

September 21, 2020

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Team Gaawiikwedaawangaak (Sandy Bay) wins Battle of the Nations

Treaty 2 Territory – Gathering of Nations in Treaty 2 Territory continue during the Covid-19 epidemic, this year’s annual event of the Battle of Nations was held at the Gilbert Plains. Social distancing, sanitization measures and promoting masks were in place. Treaty 2 territory has 21.5 million acres of prime sovereign land and has twenty-four …

September 18, 2020

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