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Ochichakosipi Hosts the FNT2T Women’s Council

June 23, 2021

Treaty 2 Territory – Ochichakosipi nation hosted the FNT2T Women’s Council online on June 23, 2021. Representatives from the Nations of Skownan, Little Saskatchewan, Pinaymootang, Gambler, Lake St. Martin, Keeseekoowenin, Tootinaowaziibeeng, and Ochichakosipi were in attendance. Regrets were sent by Ebb and Flow, and Dauphin River.

Items on the agenda for discussion and review:

  • Declaration of the People of Treaty 2 Territory – children of the Residential Schools
  • Health and Wellbeing framework and lawmaking
  • (CFN) Children, Families, and Nation – Mino Omibigii’aa – draft law
  • Peacemaking – law
  • Earth Lodge – LLL Centre – training/capacity
  • Next steps

Karen Kejick of FNT2T read the declaration of the people of Treaty 2 Territory with respect to the children of the Residential Schools. This declaration was reviewed and passed by the council in attendance. Kim Mcpherson updated the council on the latest development of the Health and Wellbeing Circle. Lois Stoll CFN keeper gave the council an update on the law development and engagement with the nations. The draft CFN law was passed by the women’s council last week in session. Chantel Barker Peacemaking Keeper presented a update on the law development for the Peacemaking Circle. The Earth Lodge keeper Allen Sutherland also gave an update on the Lodge and upcoming programs and future developments that the Lodge will be pursuing for FNT2T members to participate in. These updates and developments lead up to the Grand Council gathering set for August 24-25,2021 in Ebb Flow at Eagle Island, where all the laws will be presented to the Grand Council for approval. The next Women’s Council meeting is set for July 08, 2021.

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Scott Lynxleg

Internal/External Keeper

FNT2T (First Nations Treaty 2 Territory)

Last modified: August 6, 2021

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