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January, 2021 Archive

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Music in Anishinaabe Culture

Treaty 2 Territory – Music is a great way to express yourself. I’ve had the opportunity to perform along side some great entertainers from the other Treaty Territories from the Anishinaabe Nation, including right here in Treaty 2 Territory. Music helps us cope with many things. Some of us write, and compose songs, many of …

January 29, 2021

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FNT2T Regional Offices meet to discuss engagement and nation development

Treaty 2 Territory – Regional Offices Dauphin and Pinaymootang met at the Regional Office in Dauphin Manitoba on January 27, 2021. Workplans and nation engagement were the main topics that were discussed. Local Nation Helpers are collecting information for member input into their local nation constitution (first law). There will be surveys, phone

January 29, 2021

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Health and Wellbeing presented to FNT2T Local Nation Helpers as part of their governance training

Treaty 2 Territory – FNT2T Local Nation Helpers continued with their online training with a presentation on Health and Wellbeing and the development of a Health and Wellbeing Circle in each community. Karen Kejick of FNT2T presented the workplan and how FNT2T Health and Wellbeing Circle will work with all the nations in FNT2T to …

January 26, 2021

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Update from Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle

Treaty 2 Territory – With Covid-19 vaccine arriving into our Local Nations we anticipate their borders will be open for the CPNW to interact with Knowledge Keepers and our users of the natural resources and the land. In anticipation of our Local Nations and its members receiving vaccinations, the CPNW has started acquiring the necessary …

January 25, 2021

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The Jay Treaty of 1794

DID YOU KNOW: The Jay Treaty of 1794 was negotiated between the Crown and the United States, to prevent any further conflict. When the Europeans landed in North America, they encountered Nations with their own people, territories, governments, and laws. The newcomers entered political, military and economic relations with those Nations by Treaty,

January 25, 2021

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Employment Opportunity – Life Long Learning (LLL) Keeper

Treaty 2 Territory –  The Life Long Learning (LLL) Keeper is the primary leader and principal advisor to the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) Government and its Senior Officer(s). The role of the Keeper is to over-see the department in its entirety. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: Principal leader in …

January 24, 2021

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Great frauds and abuses with the treaty with the crown is what unfinished treaty business is about

Treaty 2 Territory – The Crown apologized for the “great frauds and abuses” referenced in the Royal Proclamation, which had taken place over time. They sent out runners to invite Chiefs to a special assembly held at Niagara in 1764. At that meeting, the offer of the King was accepted by chiefs and headmen. The …

January 23, 2021

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The ‘Inherent-Voice’ of the Anishinaabe-Ikwewaag Leads the Direction in our Nation’s Children, Family and Nation Inakonigewin

Treaty 2 Territory – On Wednesday, 21 January 2021, the Anishinaabe-ikwewaag Council met to discuss priorities and reaffirmed their commitment to lead the Nation forward and breathe life into a more sovereign and inherent path for our sacred Abinoonjiiwaag. As Anishinaabe-ikwewaag our governing duties are legally binding to Mother Earth Laws. As part

January 22, 2021

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Men’s Council Supports Peacemaking process

Treaty 2 Territory – On Thursday, 22 January 2021, the Men’s Council received a virtual presentation on the Treaty 2 Territory Peacemaking framework by the FNT2T Peacemaking Circle. The Men’s Council and Peacemaking Circle discussed the failures of Canada’s current justice system that is demonstrated through the high crime, high incarceration,

January 22, 2021

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