Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

External and Internal Relations

Grand Chief Eugene Eastman, Governing Council and The Honorable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown Indigenous Relations commit to continue political circle talks

Treaty 2 Territory – The renewal of the Treaty-Crown relationship stems from the 2018 signed protocol agreement to Advance Reconciliation and Renew Relationship – RIRSD. “The First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory and Government of Canada have achieved a key milestone toward renewed relationships by signing a Protocol Agreement for Advancing

December 4, 2020

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Letter to Canada – Monthly Political roundtable Treaty and Crown Relationship

Treaty 2 Territory – Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Carolyn Bennett; as our Treaty and Crown Relationship develops through the relationship table (RIRSD) in accordance with our 2018 Protocol Agreement it becomes increasingly important to engage in meaningful and consistent dialogue as governments. There are common fiscal interests and strategies

November 16, 2020

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Grand Chief, Governing Council meet with Canada’s ISC Minister Marc Miller

Treaty 2 Territory – On Thursday, November 05th, 2020 Grand Chief Eugene Eastman, Governing Council and Minister Marc Miller, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) met to discuss priorities and outline plans to address local nations and nation-based interests. The meeting objectives were to continue discussion under the 2018 Protocol Agreement to advance

November 7, 2020

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PRESS RELEASE: Missing person in Pinaymootang demands calls for culturally-appropriate and culturally-responsive police services and improved public safety under “Restorative Peacemaking” in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – We are highly concerned as one of our Local Nations within the Treaty 2 Territory has reported a Missing-Persons under Canada’s Missing Persons Act.   One of their members was walking on the old CN bridge in Pinaymootang and fell into the cold waters. Today, members from Pinaymootang and other Local Nations …

October 29, 2020

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RIRSD table with Canada continues much needed work

Treaty 2 Territory – With a continued approach in working together the relationship with Government of First Nations Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) and Canada continues through the Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination (RIRSD) table process.  This process has been operating since November 2017.  Many steps have been achieved and many still

October 22, 2020

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No Fertile Soil set aside and protected is breech of treaty – Letter to Canada

Treaty 2 Territory – Letter to Canada, Minister Bennett. We appreciate the process of the Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self Determination Discussion Tables (RIRSD) to resolve issues between Canada and the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T). We found that the central issue of the Treaty not being implemented properly and

October 6, 2020

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Action needed for reconciliation after Canada’s Throne Speech

Treaty 2 Territory – The First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory continue to eye what its neighbour and treaty partner the Crown, represented by Canada, continues to do within its Government. Grand Chief Eugene Eastman has been very busy supporting the Government of FNT2T’s mandate to implement a ‘reconciliaction’ plan because action, not just words,

September 26, 2020

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Hunter Education Training for FNT2T Members

Treaty 2 Territory – The Manitoba Wildlife Federation and FNT2T will be delivering a training program through the Life Long Learning to certify FNT2T members to deliver the Hunter Education Training program within their Local Nations. This will be a two day training session, the first day will focus on Anishinaabe traditions and Natural Laws …

August 19, 2020

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Congratulations Fisher River Cree Nation: Solar Farm Generates Power

Treaty 2 Territory – April 17, 2020, The First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory would like to congratulate Fisher River Cree Nation on the development of their solar farm in their Nation which now generates power. Grand Chief Eugene Eastman wishes Chief David Crate and Council all the best in this initiative and innovative vision! …

April 17, 2020

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