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2020 Moose Survey Results

Treaty 2 Territory – The Government of Manitoba through the Wildlife and Fisheries Branch has posted their results from the 2020 Moose survey. According to the results posted there is a slight increase to the populations within our Treaty 2 Territory. Obviously this is nothing to celebrate and we should exhibit concern regarding the ongoing …

July 13, 2020

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A quick look at the Manitoba Escarpment – from an Aerial Perspective!

The following Information from: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/mb/riding/culture/hist Historic & Cultural Heritage When the last glacier retreated northward from southern Manitoba about 10,000 years ago, early hunters and gatherers began moving into the area in search of game. Recent archaeological evidence suggests that Indigenous peoples have

June 26, 2020

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Traditional Knowledge Mapping:

Treaty 2 Territory – Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle staff are undertaking a project to preserve the knowledge of our Knowledge Keepers (Elders) by documenting their experiences and stories on the land. We will be visiting Local Nations throughout Treaty 2 Territory to document knowledge on film. Once we have captured the …

June 19, 2020

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Agricultural Capability for Agriculture in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 territory – Natural World Circle staff recently completed a mapping project of the entire Treaty 2 Territory.  The purpose of the work is to measure the capability of reserve land to sustain agriculture and how that capability measures against the land capability off reserve land but within the Treaty 2 Boundary. The study …

June 12, 2020

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FNT2T display information signs for spawn season in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – FNT2T staff were out in the territory putting up information signs on the up coming spawning of walleye in the surrounding tributaries of south Lake Dauphin. Ron Missyabit Natural World Keeper and Boh Kubrakovich Lead Keeper put information signs to inform people on fish management practises. Sites where these signs can …

April 29, 2020

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Protecting Treaty 2 Territory during Spring Spawn

Treaty 2 Territory – April 24, 2020, Boozhoo Aaniin, I would first like to encourage all of you to remain safe and vigilant as we navigate our way through COVID 19. Steps are in place to keep our communities and our families safe. As the weather warms up the ice is receding and the water …

April 25, 2020

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FNT2T Welcomes Shawn Gurke as GIS & Tech Specialist

Treaty 2 Territory – Shawn Gurke is the GIS/Tech Helper (Specialist) for the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory.  Immediately after completing a Business Administration Diploma at Red River College Shawn founded his own company at the age of 20 – Kasmere Lake Outdoor Adventures, Ltd. in Northern Manitoba where he had spent his summers working

April 15, 2020

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COVID-19: Accessing Funding Supports

Treaty 2 Territory – On Wednesday March 18th, 2020, the Trudeau government announced it is spending $305 million to help Indigenous communities deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Each First Nation will receive a given amount of funds from the $305 million with out having to apply. The funds will flow directly to each First Nation …

April 9, 2020

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Grand Chief Eugene Eastman sends prayers amidst COVID-19

Treaty 2 Territory – April 5, 2020, Ochichakkosipi First Nation Chief and FNT2T Grand Chief Eugene Eastman travels to Duck Mountain in the heart of Treaty 2 Territory to send prayers for our people during the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Duck Mountain is a sacred place, and has provided for Indigenous peoples of the Territory over …

April 6, 2020

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