Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Law Making

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour survivors, their families, and communities (Nations) 

Treaty 2 Territory – This year, the federal government passed legislation creating a statutory holiday on September 30th called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It was meant to provide “an opportunity for each public servant to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools. This may present itself as a day of quiet

September 23, 2021

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The Peacemaking Onankonehkawinin to be presented to the Grand Council on August 24/25, 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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Children, Families, and Nation Circle continue Engagement with Local Nations in the Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – The Children, Families and Nation Circle of Treaty 2 has developed an outward vision, with encouragement of diversity of viewpoints from individuals at the grass roots level, collective rather than individual throughout the feedback that has come back from the Nation Engagement sessions. Customary practices, traditional parenting, and

July 22, 2021

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Reviewing Inakonegawin and Onankonehkawinan in T2T

Treaty 2 Territory – A proposed Inakonegawin is submitted by the Grand Council or Council (Governing, Knowledge, Men, Women and Youth) or Circle. Governing Council considers, discusses, identifies options, preferences, and suggests ideas to develop the proposed Onankonehkawinan POLICY/LEGAL/CIRCLE REVIEW The law proposal is circulated among the

July 13, 2021

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Inakonegawin (Law-making process) to Onankonehkawinan (Laws)

Treaty 2 Territory – The Anishinaabe Nation of Treaty 2 territory is advancing through Inakonegawin (Law-making process). Onankonehkawinan (Laws) are being established to govern the territory and Nation. Each Local Nation will have the opportunity to tie in their own laws and lands with the Anishinaabe Nation of the territory. Our current laws passed:

July 13, 2021

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Exciting work continues in developing a process for a Treaty 2 Territory Mino Bimaadiziiwn Ancestral Law for Health and Wellbeing

July 6, 2021 Treaty 2 Territory – There has been exciting work and activities undertaken within the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory, Health and Wellbeing Circle.  This includes developing strategic documents, an opportunity to speak with the Women’s Council and beginning to dialogue with the 11 Local Nation Health Directors. This important work

July 6, 2021

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Peacemaking Law Takes Another Step Towards the Grand Council

Treaty 2 Territory – On June 16, 2021, the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory presented the completed draft of the Peacemaking Law to the Men’s Council. The Men’s Council, who hold the Peacemaking portfolio, reviewed the Peacemaking Framework and accompanying law. Upon discussion and answer period, the Men’s Council were satisfied

June 17, 2021

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The Indian Act and Peacemaking

Treaty 2 Territory – It is no secret that Canada’s Indian Act as an oppressive tool to control First Nation people. The Indian Act it has caused intergenerational oppression and damage to the Anishinabek and Indigenous peoples across Canada. The Indian Act of 1876 has been in effect for 145 years with amendments, has resulted …

June 10, 2021

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FNT2T Children, Families & Nation Circle and Peacemaking Circle To Engage Online with Urban Treaty 2 Membership

Treaty 2 Territory – The Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory’s Children, Families & Nation Circle and Peacemaking Circle have hosted a series of Online Engagement Sessions via Zoom over the past 5 weeks. Participants from various Nations in the Territory have joined to listen to presentations, ask questions, and provide

June 1, 2021

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