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The Earth Lodge

Treaty 2 Territory – The Earth Lodge is based on the Anishinaabek Traditional Lodge (Long Lodge Ceremony).  Its structure and all that flows from it is based upon the natural laws of creation.  For example: traditional forms of government, social frameworks, ways of learning, communication, language, our relationship with the land, medicine,

May 5, 2022

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Treaty 2 Territory – Numbers have always played a significant part in traditional Aboriginal life. Many aspects are seen in terms of four. The Sacred Mystery, the source of all creation, reveals itself as the Powers of the Four Directions and these four powers provide the organizing principle for everything that exists in the world: …

April 26, 2022

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Minegoziibe Anishinabe Community-Based Health Care Aide Students Excelling through Program

Treaty 2 Territory – The Community Based Health Care Aide Program is busy and students are excelling in Minegoziibe Anishinabe Nation (also known as Pine Creek First Nation). The Community-Based Health Care Aide Program is in partnership with Assiniboine Community College.  Last week, the cohort of students in Group 1 started Lab #2. They are

April 11, 2022

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Treaty 2 Territory- The Anishinaabek (Ojibwe) believe the earth to be their mother and therefore the waters to be the blood that runs in her veins. From the great oceans to the underground wellsprings, the waters provide life to all living things on Mother Earth. In the springtime, the waters gush as Mother Earth cleans …

March 30, 2022

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Spring Equinox – A Time for Change, Growth and Renewal

Sunday, March 20, 2022 Treaty 2 Territory – The equinoxes mark the changing of Earth’s orientation and are significant to our yearly calendar – along with the moons, days, and solstices. The equinoxes occur when the earth reaches a position where the sun crosses the equator. For us in the Northern Hemisphere, the March equinox …

March 28, 2022

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Applied Building Construction Students Graduate!

Treaty 2 Territory– During this past year, the Earth Lodge has partnered with Assiniboine Community College to offer a number of programs to Treaty 2 members, including the Applied Building Construction program. This six month program ran from January 2021 to June 2021, concluding with the graduation ceremony on Friday, October 29, 2021. The

November 2, 2021

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Anishinaabemowin Apps

Treaty 2 Territory- The Anishinaabemowin language is known by many names, some of which refer to a specific dialect: Ojibway, Ojibwa, Ojibway, Ojibwemowin, Chippewa and Saulteaux.  It is a language that is part of the Algonquian language family, generally spanning from Manitoba to Québec, with a strong concentration around the Great Lakes. Elders share

October 20, 2021

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Life Long Learning Research Helper, Cayleen Mathews Continues Research for Curriculum Development

Treaty 2 Territory – My name is Cayleen Mathews, I started working with First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory in September 2019. I am the Life Long Learning Research Helper. For the last two years I have been assisting the Life Long Learning Circle Keeper with gathering research articles to help with curriculum development for …

October 5, 2021

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Keeseekoowenin First Nation renews partnership with Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

Treaty 2 Territory – On September 2nd, 2021, Chief Norman Bone and Councillors Barry Bone, Bradley Burns and Education Staff Leslie Blackbird from Keeseekoowenin Ojibway Nation met with Mr. Charles Cochrane, from Ebb and Flow Anishinaabe First Nation and Executive Director of MFNERC, to renew their partnership agreement while they await for the

September 7, 2021

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