Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Peacemaking

The Peacemaking Onankonehkawin to be presented to the Grand Council on August 25, 2021

The Peacemaking Onankonehkawin will be heading to the Grand Council this August 25,26th, 2021. Local Nation Members in the Treaty 2 Territory will have the opportunity to vote on the Peacemaking law. This Peacemaking Onankonehkawin will allow FNT2T to negotiate with Canada to create a Peacemaking System that will replace the current justice system in

July 28, 2021

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Peacemaking in the Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory- Peacemaking means maintaining Mino-Bimaadiziwin in the Nation by restoring peace, balance, harmony, and natural order. To accomplish this, the Treaty 2 Government in collaboration with the T2 Local Nations, will be implement a Peacemaking System what will replace the current Justice System. Peacemaking includes the Seven Circles of

July 23, 2021

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The Ahjijawk is Peacemaking’s Appeals Circle

Treaty 2 Territory – The Ahjijawk Circle, which is the last circle of Peacemaking, will oversee appeals from the Crane Circle. The Ahjijawk Circle will be home of the Grandmother’s Circle. The Grandmother’s will restore their role as the final decision maker of the Nation. In addition, they will give advice to the Turtle Circle on …

July 23, 2021

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The Mahng Circle Will Replace the Courts

Treaty 2 Territory – One of the Seven Circles of Peacemaking is the Mahng Circle. The Mahng Circle, what the western worlds sees as the court system, is responsible for legal processes. In order to have peace and harmony, there needs to be order. The Mahng Circle will oversee legal processes through an Anishinaabe worldview. …

July 23, 2021

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The Makwa Circle and Peacekeeping

Treaty 2 Territory – As the Treaty 2 Government continues to strive to create a Peacemaking System, Peacemaking understands to maintain peace and harmony in the Nation there needs to be Peacekeepers. The Makwa Circle, who are the protectors, will restore their role and be the Peacekeepers of the Treat 2 Territory. The Makwa Circle has …

July 22, 2021

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The Mikinaak Circle and the Value of Truth

Treaty 2 Territory – The Mikinaak Circle will be the holder of Truth as the oversees the Anishinaabe Law Centre and Registrar. The Turtle is recognized in the Anishinaabe Culture as the holder of truth. The Mikinaak Circle will restore this responsibility by administering the Law Centre. The Law Centre will be responsible for researching …

July 15, 2021

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The Migizi Circle and the Value of Love

Treaty 2 Territory – The Migizi Circle of Peacemaking is responsible for love and providing wellness services as means of assisting people to restore balance. The Migizi teachings of love encourages one to love oneself. The interventions will include cultural, spiritual, best practices, and trauma informed practices. It will empower people to choose

July 15, 2021

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Waawaashkeshi Circle

Treaty 2 Territory – The Waawaashkeshi Circle of Peacemaking is centered in the value of humility. The value of humility ensures equality among all nation members. Humility teaches the hurt of one is the hurt of all, the honor of one is the honour of all. To restore peace and harmony in the nation, the Deer Circle will provide restorative

July 15, 2021

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The Bizhiw Circle

Treaty 2 Territory – The Bizhiw Circle of Peacemaking is centered in the value of respect. The Elders teach us that respect starts with self then ripples out to others. The Bizhiw Circle is proactive and responsible for ensuring holistic wellness in the individual, family, and nation. The lynx promotes Mino-Bimaadiziwin by providing education/awareness,

July 15, 2021

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