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Natural World

Government of FNT2T attends Mineral Convention with message that Onankonehkawin Ratified and will be enforced to Protect Mother Earth

Treaty 2 Territory – Yesterday, Ogema David LeDoux , Gambler Anishinaabe along with Lead Keeper, Boh Kubrakovich and Internal/External Keeper, Scott Lynxleg attend the  Central Canada Mineral Exploration Convention (CCMEC ) to mingle with the industry who has been taking the minerals from the Treaty 2 Territory for many years without compensation.

November 26, 2021

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Government of First Nations in Treaty Territory Honour Grandmother, Mary Maytwayashing

Treaty 1 Territory – The Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation was built in fulfillment of a vision received by Elder Dr. Dave Courchene Jr. many years ago; these visions not only connect our Anishinaabe people with the Great Spirit, and the land. The Turtle Lodge in physical terms, also brings people together from all …

November 10, 2021

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Reconciliation or The Status Quo?

Treaty 2 Territory – The word “Reconciliation” has been bandied about in numerous government publications in recent years. It has rolled off the lips of several politicians of all stripes at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. It’s a word that is getting to be overused. One wonders if its been given a new meaning …

October 20, 2021

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Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle meets to discuss Moose Management in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – The FNT2T Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle met virtually on Wednesday October 6, 2021. This gathering was hosted by Keeseekoowenin Nation. There were representatives from Keeseekoowenin, Dauphin River and Tootinaowaziibeeng. There were two main agenda items that were discussed: Moose Management in the Treaty 2 Territory

October 6, 2021

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Care and Protection of the Natural World Circle – Treaty 2 150th Commemoration

Treaty 2 Territory – August 21st, 2021, 150th year after the original agreement of our ancestors to enter into Treaty 2 with the British Monarchy. As a young man I recall attending events on the 100th year of the commemoration of our ancestors agreeing to share our lands and territories with the monarchy. We have …

September 2, 2021

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CPNW Circle Honoured to Present at the Request of Youth Council

Treaty 2 Territory – During their June 17th Virtual Youth Circle Meeting, Ron Missyabit, Keeper of the FNT2T Care and Protection of the Natural World spoke to the Youth Council members and guests about Nation Building and how Aki effects our whole way of being. Our connection to earth influences and sustains us. This relationship …

June 24, 2021

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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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