Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

March, 2021 Archive

Moccasin Trail – April 1, 2021 Issue Out Now!

The official newspaper of the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory, Moccasin Trail – April 1, 2021 Issue is out now!

March 31, 2021

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Youth Council direct Anishinaabe governing practices to frame their terms

Treaty 2 Territory – For the Youth Council, Local Nation youth are the most important source of Inakonigewin. The youth are well positioned to take on the next generation of the good fight. And in order to skillfully prepare youth mobilization is a necessary part of this. Youth Council Niigaanii called for governing sessions to …

March 27, 2021

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The Ikwewaak Council supports the Nation’s stride in the freedom to make Inakonigewin – Children, Families and Nation & Mino-Bimaadiziiwin Inakonigewin

Treaty 2 Territory –  The “Collaborative” narrative dominated a range of topics within the Children, Families and Nation Circle and Mino-Bimaadiziiwin Inherent Law Framework. There were many valuable insights that Ikwewaak brought forth in today’s meeting. In a governing context, the Ikewewaak Council reviewed Phase1 of lawmaking in Children,

March 27, 2021

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FNT2T Regional offices participates in virtual pow wow and building positive relationships in schools

Treaty 2 Territory – Regional Offices Dauphin participated in the annual Mountain School Division Pow wow hosted by the Whitmore School in Dauphin Mb on Thursday March 24, 2021. Due to Covid the pow wow this year is virtual and will be online for people to view. Pow wow dancing was performed as part of …

March 27, 2021

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FNT2T Local Nation Helpers present local nation draft first law

Treaty 2 Territory – FNT2T Local Nation Helpers presented draft laws of their own nation at the Keeseekoowenin Sharing Lodge in Wasagaming, Mb in Riding Mountian National Park. Each local nation helper presented to the other helpers, knowledge keepers, and leadership from Little Saskatchewan Nation and Gambler Nation. The next step will be the engagement

March 26, 2021

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FNT2T Moves Forward with Peacekeeping

Treaty 2 Territory – This week, the Civilian and Review Complaints Commission for the RCMP released a report on the death of Colten Boushie. The report highlighted ongoing systemic racism within the RCMP, discrimination towards the victim’s family, and the negative media press towards the victim Colten Boushie. This is not a surprise to Anishinabek,

March 25, 2021

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Knowledge Council integral to Sovereign Governance

Treaty 2 Territory – The Knowledge Council held its regularly scheduled session (held every second Wednesday of each month) to ground the Nation with ancestral knowledge in the pursuit of sovereign governance. “Our Knowledge Keepers are our inherent foundation, their knowledge, strength and support are held in high regard, these are the values that

March 23, 2021

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FNT2T continues Circle talks with Canada on Peacemaking and Administration of Justice

Treaty 2 Territory – On 23 March 2021, First Nations in the Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) continued dialogue with Canada regarding Peacemaking and the Administration of Justice agreement. As a few months passed since the last meeting, FN2T2 presented to Canada the progress made in regards to creating a Peacemaking system model, the Peacemaking Governing

March 23, 2021

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Keeseekoowenin continuing with engagement strategies for local law development

Treaty 2 Territory – On March 18, 2021, Regional Office Dauphin met with Keeseekoowenin Local Nation Helper Stephanie Swain Lathlin and Councillor Alison Mckay at the admin office in Keeseekoowenin Ojibway Nation. Engagement was the main discussion item of the meeting. With Covid 19 preventing small and large gatherings, some engagement strategies that

March 18, 2021

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