Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government


Peacemaking Makes its International Debut at TEDX

Treaty 2 Territory- On September 19, 2020, the Peacemaking Keeper, Chantell Barker, introduced Peacemaking to the world via a Ted talk in Fredericton, New Brunswick. TEDX is a non-profit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading around the world. TEDX started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago and has grown to support its …

September 21, 2021

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Peacemaking Resonates with Kawacatoose First Nation at Treaty Governance Meeting

Treaty 2 Territory- Last week the Keepers of First Nations in the Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) met with the leaders and technical people of Kawacatoose First Nation. The meeting between the two Nations was held in Brokenhead First Nation. Kawacatoose First Nation people invited FNT2T to present on governance and the different Circles, including Peacemaking.

September 9, 2021

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Reflections on 150 Commemoration & MMIWG Calls for Justice

Treaty 2 – Reflecting on the Treaty 2 150 commemoration this past week, it was cold and rainy but being in the presence of Elders, the language and Ceremony was like being wrapped in comforting blanket. There was a sense of pride, hope, and nationhood. Many of our people, young people in particular, don’t have …

August 25, 2021

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Investment Announcement to the Federal Pathway to Address MMIWG and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People

Treaty 2 – On August 12, 2021 the federal government announced an investment of $180 million to the Federal Pathway to Address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People.  Our own FNT2T Health & Wellbeing Circle Keeper, Kim McPherson,  is a member of the National MMIWG Family and Survivor’s Circle, and was present at

August 16, 2021

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FNT2T continuing to engage nations safely online to develop local laws

Treaty 2 Territory – It has been a busy time at FNT2T government. As Internal/External Keeper, I have attended various council meetings over the past few weeks, which include the Governing Council, Youth Council, Natural World, Women’s Council and Knowledge Keepers meeting which have been held online due to the pandemic. Child Families and

May 10, 2021

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The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans and Squash

The Three Sisters Garden The ‘Three Sisters Garden’ is the tradition of planting of corn, beans and squash together, three plants that prevent weeds and pests, enrich the soil, and support each other. Treaty 2 Territory – Instead of today’s single rows of a single vegetable, this method of interplanting introduced biodiversity, which does many

May 7, 2021

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Treaty 2 Territory – The Children Families and Nation (CFN) Engagement Helper primary responsibility is to connect Local Nations, current agencies, Regional Offices and Government of FNT2T. The Engagement Helper provides strategic and culturally relevant communications planning support to First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory. DUTIES AND

May 3, 2021

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Media Release: International Women’s Day

Recognizing our Ikwewak in our Local Nations, Nation and Government   Treaty 2 Territory – In honor of International Women’s Day, the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) would like to acknowledge that we are leading the way among Indigenous governments as we have our Ikwewak (Women) Council and Ikwewak in key …

March 8, 2021

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Employment Opportunity – Life Long Learning (LLL) Keeper

Treaty 2 Territory –  The Life Long Learning (LLL) Keeper is the primary leader and principal advisor to the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) Government and its Senior Officer(s). The role of the Keeper is to over-see the department in its entirety. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: Principal leader in …

January 24, 2021

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