Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Natural World

Manitoba’s Approach to Wildlife Management

Treaty 2 Territory – When the PC government first came to power one of their promises to their constituents was to attack the Rights of our Indigenous hunters by focusing on our night hunters. This was done so with the help of then Executive Director Rob Olson of Manitoba Wildlife Federation, who viewed this as …

June 5, 2021

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Making Maple Syrup – With Knowledge Keeper – Louis Malcolm

Treaty 2 Territory – During a beautiful afternoon last month,  our Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle packed up and headed to Horse Bluff, Manitoba here in our beautiful territory.  There, Keeper Ron Missyabit, and Helper Shawn Gurke were welcomed to the homestead of Bernice and  Louis Malcolm. They spent 8 hours learning …

May 12, 2021

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Manitoba Government Renaming Wildlife Management Areas in our Territory without us

Treaty 2 Territory – The Manitoba Conservative government has, yet again, made a move that attempts to erase the Anishinaabe presence and further disrespects the inherent rights of the Anishinaabek in Manitoba. In a news release dated April 26th, 2021, the province announced it will name 8 wildlife management areas after “prominent Manitobans.” To

May 7, 2021

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Anishinaabe Bimaadiziiwin:

Treaty 2 Territory – The first Earth Day Started on April 22, 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson was a junior senator from Wisconsin who had long been concerned with how the environment was being “managed” in the United States. April 22 was chosen as Earth Day because it fell on a weekday between Spring Break and …

May 2, 2021

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Making Maple Syrup – With Knowledge Keeper – Louis Malcolm

Treaty 2 Territory – On Sunday April 11, 2021 – Care and Protection of the Natural World Keepers were honoured to be welcomed to the home of Louis Malcolm. We spent 8 hours learning from Louis about the process of collecting and processing Maple Sap into syrup. During the day we documented Louis’ knowledge using …

April 23, 2021

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Spring Spawn in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – As the ice starts to recede from our waterways we anticipate the arrival of the various Giigoohnag into our tributaries just as our ancestors have for thousands of years. Our members will make the pilgrimage to the various tributaries just to check which species has arrived. Our members will take Namebin …

April 13, 2021

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Care and Protection of the Natural World and Children, Families and Nation – Working together for the people of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – Care and Protection of the Natural World (CPNW) Circle maintains a GIS system that is growing to meet the requirements of the Government of First Nations in Treaty Two Territory. In order to provide The Children, Families and Nation Circle (CFN) with the tools they require to collect specific demographic data …

April 13, 2021

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The CPNW Circle met to strategize and prioritize issues that affect our territory

Treaty 2 Territory – As with any other government, COVID 19 severely hampered our ability to fulfill and complete our 2019-2020 workplan and mandate. The safety of our nations especially our Elders and Knowledge Keepers was and is paramount. Although we lost Elders and Knowledge Keepers during the pandemic, precautionary measures put in place by

February 18, 2021

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Niigaanidoowaad-Ondaatiziiwin leads the Sovereign Economic Plans and Treaty discussions with Canada

Treaty 2 Territory – Our Governing Council ‘Niigaanidoowaad-Ondaatiziiwin’ leads the Sovereign Economic Plans and Treaty discussions with Minister Seamus O’Regan. Status-Quo Breaking and Forward-Thinking ramped up discussions and sets the direction for the next steps on the Political Circle. On Tuesday 9 February 20021, the Treaty-Crown meeting

February 12, 2021

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