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Lake St. Martin nation holds week long treaty day events

Treaty 2 Territory – The week of Jul 27-31,2021 the nation of Lake St. Martin held their annual treaty days events. FNT2T government had an information booth and giveaways to the members of Lake St. Martin. Chief Adrian Sinclair stopped by the booth and talked about the events planned for the week. Breakfast was served …

August 1, 2021

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Keeseekoowenin hosts Traditional Men’s Gathering to promote healing

Treaty 2 Territory – Keeseekoowenin Ojibway Nation hosted a traditional Men’s Gathering on July 29 & 30, 2021, in their home nation. Men from the nations of Ebb Flow, Waywayseecappo, Pine Creek, Ocean Man, and Tootinaowaziibeeng attended and listened to the stories that were shared. Some of the topics and presentations were: Addictions Mental Health

July 30, 2021

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Smudging

Treaty 2 Territory- The word “smudging” comes from “smudge,” which is English in origin. However, the term has been used widely to refer to the smudging ceremonies of First Nations peoples, in which sacred herbs and medicines are burned as part of a ritual, or for cleansing or health purposes. Indigenous peoples have their own terms and …

July 30, 2021

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FNT2T Life Long Learning: What Did We Learn?

Treaty 2 Territory: Boozhoo! We hope that everyone is safe and well. It’s hard to believe that we’re days from August. The summer is flying by! In June, FNT2T hosted a virtual youth gathering. Life Long Learning had various online activities prepared for its session; however, we didn’t get to the activities as the time …

July 30, 2021

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AFN Regional Chief Woodhouse meets with leaders of FNT2T to discuss unity

Treaty 2 Territory – On a beautiful day at the Sharing Lodge in Wasagaming, Mb, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Region Chief Cindy Woodhouse met with leaders of the FNT2T government to give her vision of unity with all indigenous leaders and organizations. Moving forward together will strengthen the voices of indigenous leaders and …

July 29, 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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Skownan hosts the FNT2T Women’s Council to discuss Peacemaking and Nation Wellbeing.

Treaty 2 Territory – Skownan First Nation hosted the FNT2T Women’s Council virtually on Tuesday July 20, 2021. Representatives from the nations of Keeseekoowenin, Lake St. Martin, Ochichakosipi, Skownan, Pinaymootang, Gambler, Little Saskatchewan, Tootinaowaziibeeng and West Region Child and Family Services. Knowledge Keeper Florence Wood gave the

July 20, 2021

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FNT2T Life Long Learning: Tipler Teaches’ Indigenous Texts

Treaty 2 Territory – Boozhoo! We hope that everyone is safe and well. FNT2T Life Long Learning strives to stay informed of resources in First Nations (Indigenous) Education. There are a lot of wonderful things happening. One such resource is that created by Indigenous educator, Megan Tipler: Indigenous Texts. Megan (@tiplerteaches) has a growing audience

July 19, 2021

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