Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Lake St. Martin nation holds week long treaty day events

Treaty 2 Territory – The week of Jul 27-31,2021 the nation of Lake St. Martin held their annual treaty days events. FNT2T government had an information booth and giveaways to the members of Lake St. Martin. Chief Adrian Sinclair stopped by the booth and talked about the events planned for the week. Breakfast was served …

August 1, 2021

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Keeseekoowenin hosts Traditional Men’s Gathering to promote healing

Treaty 2 Territory – Keeseekoowenin Ojibway Nation hosted a traditional Men’s Gathering on July 29 & 30, 2021, in their home nation. Men from the nations of Ebb Flow, Waywayseecappo, Pine Creek, Ocean Man, and Tootinaowaziibeeng attended and listened to the stories that were shared. Some of the topics and presentations were: Addictions Mental Health

July 30, 2021

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Smudging

Treaty 2 Territory- The word “smudging” comes from “smudge,” which is English in origin. However, the term has been used widely to refer to the smudging ceremonies of First Nations peoples, in which sacred herbs and medicines are burned as part of a ritual, or for cleansing or health purposes. Indigenous peoples have their own terms and …

July 30, 2021

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FNT2T Life Long Learning: What Did We Learn?

Treaty 2 Territory: Boozhoo! We hope that everyone is safe and well. It’s hard to believe that we’re days from August. The summer is flying by! In June, FNT2T hosted a virtual youth gathering. Life Long Learning had various online activities prepared for its session; however, we didn’t get to the activities as the time …

July 30, 2021

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AFN Regional Chief Woodhouse meets with leaders of FNT2T to discuss unity

Treaty 2 Territory – On a beautiful day at the Sharing Lodge in Wasagaming, Mb, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Region Chief Cindy Woodhouse met with leaders of the FNT2T government to give her vision of unity with all indigenous leaders and organizations. Moving forward together will strengthen the voices of indigenous leaders and …

July 29, 2021

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The Peacemaking Onankonehkawinin to be presented to the Grand Council on August 24/25, 2021

The Peacemaking Onankonehkawin will be heading to the Grand Council this August 25,26th, 2021. Local Nation Members in the Treaty 2 Territory will have the opportunity to vote on the Peacemaking law. This Peacemaking Onankonehkawin will allow FNT2T to negotiate with Canada to create a Peacemaking System that will replace the current justice system in

July 28, 2021

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Peacemaking in the Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory- Peacemaking means maintaining Mino-Bimaadiziwin in the Nation by restoring peace, balance, harmony, and natural order. To accomplish this, the Treaty 2 Government in collaboration with the T2 Local Nations, will be implement a Peacemaking System what will replace the current Justice System. Peacemaking includes the Seven Circles of

July 23, 2021

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The Ahjijawk is Peacemaking’s Appeals Circle

Treaty 2 Territory – The Ahjijawk Circle, which is the last circle of Peacemaking, will oversee appeals from the Crane Circle. The Ahjijawk Circle will be home of the Grandmother’s Circle. The Grandmother’s will restore their role as the final decision maker of the Nation. In addition, they will give advice to the Turtle Circle on …

July 23, 2021

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The Mahng Circle Will Replace the Courts

Treaty 2 Territory – One of the Seven Circles of Peacemaking is the Mahng Circle. The Mahng Circle, what the western worlds sees as the court system, is responsible for legal processes. In order to have peace and harmony, there needs to be order. The Mahng Circle will oversee legal processes through an Anishinaabe worldview. …

July 23, 2021

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