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Earth Lodge

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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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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MOOSE HIDE CAMPAIGN: Standing Up Against Violence Towards Women & Children

Treaty 2 Territory- May 12th is Moose Hide Campaign day. The inspiration for the campaign came to co-founders Paul Lacerte and his daughter Raven in 2011 when they were hunting together on their traditional Carrier territory. They were close to the Highway of Tears in northern British Columbia, where so many women, particularly Indigenous women, …

March 24, 2022

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Life Long Learning Bundle Holder

CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Lifelong Learning Bundle Holder Treaty 2 Territory – Earth Lodge has four primary bundles of Culture, Wellbeing, Life Long Learning and Nation Building. Under the supervision of the Earth Lodge Keeper, The Life Long Learning Bundle Holder is responsible for Nation and Government development of Life Long Learning and as a leader

February 7, 2022

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Government of First Nations in Treaty Territory Honour Grandmother, Mary Maytwayashing

Treaty 1 Territory – The Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation was built in fulfillment of a vision received by Elder Dr. Dave Courchene Jr. many years ago; these visions not only connect our Anishinaabe people with the Great Spirit, and the land. The Turtle Lodge in physical terms, also brings people together from all …

November 10, 2021

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Traditional Ceremony held at Former McKay Indian Residential School in Dauphin as Ground Penetrating Search for unmarked graves begins.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Traditional Ceremony held at Former McKay Indian Residential School in Dauphin as Ground Penetrating Search for unmarked graves begins. Treaty 2 Territory, November 01, 2021 With consultation and guidance of Knowledge Keepers from the Nations of Ka Ka Kwe Ke Jeong Anishinaabe Nation (Ebb and Flow) and Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve,

November 2, 2021

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