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Peacemaking Makes its International Debut at TEDX

Treaty 2 Territory- On September 19, 2020, the Peacemaking Keeper, Chantell Barker, introduced Peacemaking to the world via a Ted talk in Fredericton, New Brunswick. TEDX is a non-profit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading around the world. TEDX started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago and has grown to support its …

September 21, 2021

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Ochichakosipi Knowledge Keepers gather to share stories and teachings

Treaty 2 Territory – Ochichakosipi held a Knowledge Keepers gathering for the local knowledge keepers to gather and share stories with each other. This gathering took place on September 14 and 15 at the beautiful beach of Ochichakosipi. The gathering started off with a terrific breakfast put on by the local health department. Other events …

September 14, 2021

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Peacemaking Resonates with Kawacatoose First Nation at Treaty Governance Meeting

Treaty 2 Territory- Last week the Keepers of First Nations in the Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) met with the leaders and technical people of Kawacatoose First Nation. The meeting between the two Nations was held in Brokenhead First Nation. Kawacatoose First Nation people invited FNT2T to present on governance and the different Circles, including Peacemaking.

September 9, 2021

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Keeseekoowenin Ojibway Nation moving forward slowly with program and nation development

Treaty 2 Territory – FNt2T Internal/External Keeper was in Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation on Wednesday September 8, 2021, to meet with leadership. Chief Norman Bone and councillor Alison Mckay talked about how Keeseekoowenin dealt with the pandemic and the effects it had on the nation and in the territory. Chief Bone discussed how hard it …

September 8, 2021

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Peacemaking Presents at 150 Commemoration of Treaty 2

Treaty 2 Territory- On August 20, 2021, the Peacemaking team presented the Peacemaking model at the Treaty 2- 150 Commemoration at the Sharing Lodge in Wasagaming, MB. The Treaty 2-150 Commemoration audience consisted of Treaty Commissioners, Leadership, and the people from the Nation. The Peacemaking Keeper presented the vision, the peacemaking model, and

August 31, 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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