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Celebration of Nations 2019 a Milestone

by Kendra Kakewash, Community Engagement/Celebrations of Nations Coordinator Celebration of Nations was a déjà vu.  Seeing all the people come together and uniting thru sport, talent and recreation.  I love the modern-day gatherings because it really brings the best of both worlds that we all walk in.  I am sure that we all felt our

March 18, 2019

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Ma’iingan Dibaajimowin: Wolf Story

Reminder to come out and listen to our special invited guest, Ron Indian-Mandamin Friday at 2:00 pm in the Elders Lounge. Jason Parenteau speaks the following day at 2:00 pm. “When humans were starting to become strong, a trickster taught us how to fight, to use our tools for weapons against one another; against our …

March 13, 2019

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Aanikoobijiginan Dibaajimowin – Great, Grandparent Story

In First Nations’ world view, Blair Stonechild explains the natural world is populated with helping spirit beings such as the Memekwesiwak, small subterranean beings who are intimately tied to the natural world. (1) There are some stories about the little people from Norway House that talk about a certain spiritual and earthly wisdom that comes …

March 11, 2019

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Happening this week!

So what is sports doing as a part of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNiT2T) strategy right now? The straight forward answer is that it is the wishes of the Elders and Chiefs to respond to our community needs. Historically, sporting events have been the meeting grounds where we would gather – chi-mawadishawewag – …

March 11, 2019

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Treaty 4 Developing Marijuana Legislation

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/muscowpetung-pot-shop-government-response-1.4912712 All Dwight Newman has to say is that’s not really my area of expertise. Should be common knowledge that Thomas Jefferson grew hemp. I guess those cannabis textiles in Ohio date back farther than his books.

March 8, 2019

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Re: Tables for Awards Gala, March 14th, 2019

Boozhoo – Tansi – Hello. The upcoming Gathering of Nations is right around the corner. Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan – Treaty No. 2, promotes the formation of a collective consisting of all First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNiT2T). FNiT2T will be hosting a upcoming event March 14-17 here in Dauphin, Manitoba and we are inviting all

March 8, 2019

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Patriarchy meets Matriarchy

What Jody Wilson-Raybould did was never done before, even by her father, who stood up to the late Pierre Trudeau a generation ago. She challenged the PMO, Privy Council, and Treasury Board. The three powers that be, and, that was nice Jody. “She said she had spent her life opposed to the Indian Act and …

March 8, 2019

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Sad news out of Sioux Valley as Beloved Elder, Doris Pratt Leaves Us

FNiT2T extends their condolences to the family and friends of the late Doris Pratt. (This is a re-post from the MFNERC Facebook Page) The Manitoba First Nation Education Resource Centre extends our deepest sympathies to the family of the late Doris Dowan Pratt (Duzahan Mani Win) of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation. Throughout her life, she …

March 8, 2019

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BU Report Highlights Urban Reserve Potential in Brandon

https://www.westmanjournal.com/news/local-news/bu-report-outlines-potential-of-urban-reserves-1.23650376?fbclid=IwAR21PAUNCceTOH-BUH4bgE_mi5JC4KcYBX-1tF78tKIiHAeTmiy9eQeYIcI

March 4, 2019

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