Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Grand Council 2022

Adult Singing Contest – August 23, 2022 – DEADLINE August 18

Treaty 2 Territory – The Odaminoang Circle in conjunction with the Grand Council present, Adult Singing Contest, on August 23, 2022. RULES: Must be 18+ Must be a member of one of the 12 Treaty 2 Territory Nations Must not be considered a professional Must be registered (and attend) the Grand Council meeting. Registration for …

August 15, 2022

Read More

Health and Wellbeing Circle – Progress Update and Initiating Engagement at the Grand Council Gathering on August 23-24, 2022

Treaty 2 Territory – The Policy Helper for the Health and Wellbeing Circle is preparing for the upcoming August 23-24, 2022 Grand Council Gathering being held in Kakakwekejeong/Ebb and Flow First Nation.  The Health and Wellbeing Circle is on the Grand Council Agenda to provide a progress update to reinitiate the Mino-Bimaadiziiwin (Health and

August 11, 2022

Read More

Knowledge Council steps forward with sovereign law making, leading away from Canada’s efforts of assimilation

Treaty 2 territory – Today the Knowledge Council gathered on the Lake Dauphin lands where Mekis lived at the Vermillion  River between the Turtle River and Valley River. In 1871 during Treaty discussions Mekis knew he had to include statements for his home and his people to assure they were protected. Mekis and the other …

August 3, 2022

Read More

Mino Ombiigii’aa Onankonehkawinan ready for Grand Council – 23/24 August 2022 Kakakwekejeong

Treaty 2 Territory – Our Children, Families and Nation supports Local Nations with the reclamation of our jurisdiction over child and family services and the inherent and treaty rights of our children. The preservation, healing, nurturing and well-being of our children is the best assurance to building a strong and healthy nation. The Territory will

July 28, 2022

Read More

Consultation, accommodate and consent Onankonehkawinan ready for Grand Council – 23/24 August 2022 Kakakwekejeong

Duty to Consult, accommodate and consent for all activities in the territory: The doctrine of the duty to consult and, where appropriate, accommodate Anishinaabe / Ininew (Indigenous) Peoples, was developed by the colonial courts of Canada in order to protect the existing Aboriginal and Treaty rights of Indigenous Peoples, as they are affirmed in the

July 28, 2022

Read More

Onankonehkawin ready for Grand Council – 23/24 August 2022 Kakakwekejeong

Treaty 2 Territory – A nation is run by the government, judicial bodies (Peacemaking), its people, and most importantly by the Onankonehkawin (Constitution). The Onankonehkawin serves as the backbone of our Nation. The Onankonehkawin is the embodiment of fundamental regulations and principles according to which our Nation and its people are supposed

July 28, 2022

Read More

Daabandaagoziiwin Onankonehkawinan – Citizenship Law Development

Treaty 2 Territory – Preparing for Grand Council Engagement and update on the Daabandaagoziiwin Onankonehkawinan – Citizenship Law Development Since time immemorial, the ancestors of the Anishinaabek had sophisticated legal and political societies that nurtured a sense of belonging.  Members/citizens had balanced roles, rights, and obligations

July 27, 2022

Read More

Treasury and Financial Administration ready for Grand Council – 23/24 August 2022 Kakakwekejeong

Treaty 2 Territory – The Legislative Bundle is one of the Four Bundles of the First Nations in Treaty 2 Government. It is the Legislative Bundle that recognizes the First Nations in the Treaty 2 Government Councils and enforces the Treasury and Financial Administration laws in the Treaty 2 Territory. There are the four sections …

July 27, 2022

Read More

Peacemaking ready for Grand Council – 23/24 August 2022 Kakakwekejeong

Treaty 2 Territory – Peacemaking is one of the Four Bundles of the First Nations in Treaty 2 Government. It is the legal system that recognizes and enforces the laws in the Treaty 2 Territory. There is the four sections of the Peacemaking bundles which includes the Peacemaking Onankonehkawin, the Peacemaking and Peacekeeping Commissions, and …

July 27, 2022

Read More