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The Indian Act and Peacemaking

Treaty 2 Territory – It is no secret that Canada’s Indian Act as an oppressive tool to control First Nation people. The Indian Act it has caused intergenerational oppression and damage to the Anishinabek and Indigenous peoples across Canada. The Indian Act of 1876 has been in effect for 145 years with amendments, has resulted …

June 10, 2021

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Canada’s National Action Plan (NAP) Must Now Include Us

Treaty 2 Territory – Two years has passed since the release of the Final Report of the MMIWG National Inquiry, and we the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) eagerly look forward to  the unveiling of Canada’s National Action Plan on MMIWG and LGBTQQIA+ on June 3, 2021.   Many questions from families and survivors …

June 3, 2021

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Waiting for Justice: MMIWGS

Waiting for Justice The work of the MMIWG National Inquiry ended June 4, 2019 with the release of the final report, “Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls”. The report includes 231 Calls for Justice for all levels of governments, organizations, and partners …

May 31, 2021

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Beyond Red Dress Day in FNT2T

Treaty 2 Territory – May 5th was The National Day of Awareness for MMIWGT, often known as Red Dress Day. The Red Dress as a symbol for MMIWGT was initiated in 2010, when artist Jaime Black created an art series called The REDress Project to highlight violence against Indigenous women. Since that time, red dresses …

May 20, 2021

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Bizhiw Talks in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – ‘Bizhiw Talks’ is a Peacemaking blog focusing on education and awareness and support for the Anishinaabe of Treaty 2 Territory who may have questions about their justice involvement in the settler system, and/or the development of our own T2T Peacemaking System that will replace the settler justice system. The Peacemaking Keepers

May 19, 2021

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