Treaty 2 Territory – FNT2T Knowledge Council met in person and online at the Anishinabe Sharing Lodge in the beautiful setting of Clear Lake, Treaty 2 territory. The gathering was hosted by Kakakwekejeong (Ebb and Flow) Anishinaabe Nation. Knowledge Keepers from Ebb and Flow, Pinaymootang, Keeseekoowenin, Little Saskatchewan, Gambler, Skownan, Lake St. Martin and Dauphin River were present for the gathering with O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi and Tootinaowaziibeeng sending regrets. Knowledge Keeper Elsie Marsden of Skownan First Nation gave the opening prayer for a good meeting. The gathering was chaired by Ebb and Flow Knowledge Keeper Louie Malcolm. On the agenda for discussion:
- Treaty 150 – Ebb and Flow – Eagle Island – August 16-21, 2021
- Earth Lodge
- Children, Families and Nation
- External with Canada Table
FNT2T Communications Keeper Marlene Davis updated the council on the upcoming of the making of Treaty 2 and the unfinished treaty business. This will be happening in Ebb and Flow at Eagle Island from August 16-21,2021 with weeklong events planned. Earth Lodge Keeper Allen Sutherland gave the council an update on the development of the Earth Lodge and the upcoming training/programs with the Earth Lodge. Chantel Barker Peacemaking Keeper also updated the council on the peacemaking law development and the structure of the peacekeeping circle. FNT2T Families, Children, and Nation Keeper Lois Stoll gave the council an update in the law development and engagement for the nations in developing their own local family laws. The FNT2T Knowledge Council meet regularly to discuss and give guidance in various issues in the treaty 2 territory.
The next meeting for the Knowledge Council is set for August 11, 2021, at the Anishinabe Sharing Lodge.
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FNT2T (First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory)
Last modified: July 15, 2021