Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Children, Families and Well Being

FNT2T Evacuated Members

“Family from Little Saskatchewan are managing well in Winnipeg and are thankful to be safe and will keep checking the website updates regarding the evacuee and return home situation”

October 19, 2019

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ACFS holding giveaway in Winnipeg at 621 College today from 10am – 2pm for Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan and Pinaymootang First Nations – evacuees welcome

October 16, 2019

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Lake St. Martin First Nation begins work to address children & families wellbeing law

Treaty 2 Territory – The day was filled with a lot of sharing coming from many grandmothers who have and are still navigating the current child and family services system. They do this in order to make sure their grandchildren are cared for by them, and so their aging out grandchildren receive to life skills …

October 9, 2019

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Little Saskatchewan First Nation Council review Child & Family Law Development Toolkit

Treaty 2 Territory – Chief and Council along with a few members and First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory staff reviewed the history of First Nations specific to Manitoba regarding child welfare, which included discussion on the dismantling of the First Nations matriarchal structure, residential school, the white paper, Wahbung, the AJI Child Welfare

October 7, 2019

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FNT2T 60s Scoop Survivors participating in 60s Scoop Foundation development engagement session

Winnipeg, MB, October 5, 2019. 10 survivors from the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory have checked into the Victoria Inn where the engagement is scheduled to take place tomorrow. The survivors are thankful and appreciative that they are being given space and a voice to share. Irvin Maud is a survivor who continues to …

October 5, 2019

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October 4, 2019 is MMIWGT Awareness Day

In Manitoba, Indigenous women and girls account for 196 homicides between 1980-2012. As for the number missing, on Canada’s Missing site, 21 missing Indigenous women and girls from Manitoba are profiled. According to many advocates, the number of missing and murdered cases of Indigenous women and girls range somewhere between 4,000-5,000.

October 4, 2019

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Transitional Home Project, Bringing our Youth Home

Treaty 2 Territory – on Monday September 30th, 2019, FNT2T Collective Economic Development Circle Keeper, Ryan Sutherland, under the mandate of the Treaty 2 Territory Secretariats, submitted a Transitional Home Project Proposal for each FNT2T Member Nation under Indigenous Services Canada Community Well-Being and Jurisdiction Initiative Transitional

October 4, 2019

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Pinaymootang holds first Child & Family Wellbeing Law Development Session

Treaty 2 Territory – On Wednesday 2 October, Pinaymootang First Nation through the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) Government began a series of children, families and wellbeing law development sessions. The sessions will also be carried out with the other ten (10) FNT2T. These sessions are intended for all member citizens of each …

October 2, 2019

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Why do we have Orange Shirt Day on September 30th each year?

Orange Shirt Day, which is tomorrow, is inspired by a story shared by a former residential school student – her new orange shirt was taken away on her first day of school.  Over 150,000 children were forced to go to residential school. Many died and suffered horrific abuses. The residential school system was started by …

September 29, 2019

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