Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

FNT2T Knowledge Council Collaboration Workshop with Kapaweno Treaty 8 Nation Elders

June 14, 2022

Treaty 2 Territory – Gimli – FNT2T Knowledge Council is meeting with Treaty 8 Territory Elders in a collaborative educational workshop over the next two days.  Day one heard opening prayers and statements from Treaty 2 and Treaty 8 members alike, as well as welcoming remarks from FNT2T Lead Keeper Boh Kubrakovic.  The goal of this workshop is to share knowledge, learn from each other, and join together on a mutual path towards prosperity.

Pictured Below:  FNT2T Medallions were presented to Clarence Morse (Lake St. Martin), Cindy McKay (Pine Creek), Angela Tourond (Gambler).   Also pictured is Louie Malcolm (Knowledge Council Chair), Kennedy Anderson (Administration Helper), Boh Kubrakovich (Lead Keeper).

Pictured Below:  The FNT2T Every Child Matters sweater was presented to Brian Richardson of Treaty 8 Territory.

The Knowledge Council provides recommendations and guide the Governing Council and other Councils in their deliberations.  The Knowledge Holders/Keepers participate at all meetings to give their needed and valued guidance.

Governance review and order will come from the Knowledge Council.  The Council will assure we are following ancestral and modern laws and customs to move our Nation forward.

The Knowledge Council is made up of one (1) appointed member from each Local Nation within First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory.  The Knowledge Council are appointed by their Local Nation. The Chairperson of the Council is part of the Governing Council.

The Knowledge Council with their guidance assists the Government of FNT2T with the Anishinaabe Mediation and Conflict Protocol as per Resolution 2020-09-03-005.

The Knowledge Council also service as the College for Accreditation. The Life Long Learning Circle and Lodge works with the Knowledge Council to move FNT2T’s self governing process forward.

Day two is scheduled to begin June 15, 2022 at 9:00am, in Gimli, Treaty 1 Territory & Treaty 2 Territory.

Prepared by:  Danielle McGurry, Communications Keeper

Last modified: June 15, 2022

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