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Sovereign Treaty 2 Nations gifted with Eagle Staff

March 7, 2022

Treaty 2 Territory – The Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory are humbled by the gifting of the Treaty 2 Anishnaabe Eagle Staff. On December 15th 2021, the FNT2T Government received an Eagle Staff through a pipe ceremony in Kakakwekejeong Anishinaabe Nation. Knowledge Keeper William Mousseau of Kakakwekejeong shared his vision of the Eagle Staff and how it was constructed with gifts from Mother Earth. The Eagle Staff represents the sovereignty, leadership, culture, and symbolizes the Treaty 2 Nation as the original flag of the Anishnaabeg of the Treaty 2 Territory.

 

The Treaty 2 Nations’ Eagle Staff will be represented at gatherings, council meetings, powwow and cultural celebrations throughout the Treaty 2 Territory and other Treaty Territories.

L to R: Administration Keeper & Eagle Staff Keeper Ray Mousseau (Kakakwekejeong), Ogimaa Cameron Catcheway (Skownan), Ogichidaa Cornell Mclean (Animoziibeeng), Ogimaa Norman Bone (Keeseekoowenin), Ogimaa Wayne Desjarlais (Kakakwekejeong), FNT2T Lead Keeper Boh Kubrakovich at the Walking-In Ceremony on December 22, 2021 in Animoziibeeng Anishnaabe Nation.

Last modified: March 7, 2022

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