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Natural World

Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle – Treaty 2 150th Commemoration

Treaty 2 Territory – August 21st, 2021, 150th year after the original agreement of our ancestors to enter into Treaty 2 with the British Monarchy. As a young man I recall attending events on the 100th year of the commemoration of our ancestors agreeing to share our lands and territories with the monarchy. We have …

September 2, 2021

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CPNW Circle Honoured to Present at the Request of Youth Council

Treaty 2 Territory – During their June 17th Virtual Youth Circle Meeting, Ron Missyabit, Keeper of the FNT2T Care and Protection of the Natural World spoke to the Youth Council members and guests about Nation Building and how Aki effects our whole way of being. Our connection to earth influences and sustains us. This relationship …

June 24, 2021

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Manitoba’s Approach to Wildlife Management

Treaty 2 Territory – When the PC government first came to power one of their promises to their constituents was to attack the Rights of our Indigenous hunters by focusing on our night hunters. This was done so with the help of then Executive Director Rob Olson of Manitoba Wildlife Federation, who viewed this as …

June 5, 2021

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Making Maple Syrup – With Knowledge Keeper – Louis Malcolm

Treaty 2 Territory – During a beautiful afternoon last month,  our Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle packed up and headed to Horse Bluff, Manitoba here in our beautiful territory.  There, Keeper Ron Missyabit, and Helper Shawn Gurke were welcomed to the homestead of Bernice and  Louis Malcolm. They spent 8 hours learning …

May 12, 2021

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Manitoba Government Renaming Wildlife Management Areas in our Territory without us

Treaty 2 Territory – The Manitoba Conservative government has, yet again, made a move that attempts to erase the Anishinaabe presence and further disrespects the inherent rights of the Anishinaabek in Manitoba. In a news release dated April 26th, 2021, the province announced it will name 8 wildlife management areas after “prominent Manitobans.” To

May 7, 2021

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Anishinaabe Bimaadiziiwin:

Treaty 2 Territory – The first Earth Day Started on April 22, 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson was a junior senator from Wisconsin who had long been concerned with how the environment was being “managed” in the United States. April 22 was chosen as Earth Day because it fell on a weekday between Spring Break and …

May 2, 2021

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Making Maple Syrup – With Knowledge Keeper – Louis Malcolm

Treaty 2 Territory – On Sunday April 11, 2021 – Care and Protection of the Natural World Keepers were honoured to be welcomed to the home of Louis Malcolm. We spent 8 hours learning from Louis about the process of collecting and processing Maple Sap into syrup. During the day we documented Louis’ knowledge using …

April 23, 2021

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Spring Spawn in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – As the ice starts to recede from our waterways we anticipate the arrival of the various Giigoohnag into our tributaries just as our ancestors have for thousands of years. Our members will make the pilgrimage to the various tributaries just to check which species has arrived. Our members will take Namebin …

April 13, 2021

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Care and Protection of the Natural World and Children, Families and Nation – Working together for the people of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – Care and Protection of the Natural World (CPNW) Circle maintains a GIS system that is growing to meet the requirements of the Government of First Nations in Treaty Two Territory. In order to provide The Children, Families and Nation Circle (CFN) with the tools they require to collect specific demographic data …

April 13, 2021

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