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Treaty 2 Nation’s Council Chairs gather to discuss Anishinaabe Governance & Territorial Engagement

Treaty 2 Territory – The Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan / FNT2T Government continues to move forward with exercising sovereign governance. The role and leadership of the Council Chairs is integral to upholding the Nation’s vision and direction. Ogichidaa Cornell McLean, in his address, provided the message of “strong nation-based unity” during the

January 25, 2022

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Knowledge Keepers meet to discuss treaty rights

Treaty 2 Territory – On January 25, 2022, the FNT2T Knowledge Council met online. There were representatives from the nations of Keeeseekoowenin, Lake St. Martin, Ebb and Flow, Pinaymootang, Skownan, Kithitkatchewanung, Little Saskatchewan and Gambler. Knowledge Keeper Elsie Marsden gave the opening prayer to start off the meeting in a good way. Ebb and

January 25, 2022

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Minegoziibe Anishinaabe (Pine Creek First Nation) files lawsuit against Louisiana Pacific

Treaty 2 Territory – Earlier today, Minegoziibe Anishinaabe (formerly Pine Creek First Nation) Chief Derek Nepinak, and Council made the announcement that the Minegoziibe Anishinaabe has filed a lawsuit in Court of Queen’s Bench to halt logging by Louisiana Pacific in their traditional lands. The traditional land that they speak of includes Duck

January 25, 2022

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Peacemaking Hits the Ground Running in 2022!

Treaty 2 Territory- As 2021 wrapped up on a positive note with a meeting with Justice Minister Lametti on December 3rd, Peacemaking is confident in the direction moving forward. As 2022 begins, the Peacemaking team has already submitted their workplan and budget for 2022-2023 and began dialogue on the Indigenous Justice Strategy. Discussions and planning

January 21, 2022

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Treaty 2 Government Regional Helpers begin process to Draft Membership & Election Laws

January 19, 2021  Treaty 2 – Boozhoo. The Regional Office Nation Helpers, Dakota Marsden, and Diane Sinclair along with our Governance Keeper, Merv Sinclair will be continuing the work to draft the Election and Membership Laws for our local Nations that are a part of Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan in Treaty 2 Territory. There is a lot …

January 20, 2022

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Children, Families, and Nation; Restoring Jurisdiction

Treaty 2 Territory- The MINO OMBIGII”AA Law, has its roots in Sacred Law that has been kept by our people and does not change (not to compromise).  Sacred Law comes from the Creator through an ancient law-making process.  It is all that is bestowed upon us as traditional stewards of the lands, resources and all living things.  The bestowment

January 20, 2022

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Treaty 2 Governance Keeper Merv Sinclair shares his Passion for Snowmobile Racing

Treaty 2 Territory – Aniin Neechi Anishinabba. Niin, Merv Sinclair of Obushkudayang Anishinaabe Nation (Lake St. Martin First Nation). I began my role as Governance Keeper  with the Government of First FNT2T in the fall of 2021. Since coming on board to this great team of Keepers, and Helpers, I haven’t yet had the opportunity …

January 19, 2022

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FNT2T looking forward to a new year of Law and Nation Development

Treaty 2 Territory – As a new year begins, FNT2T continues to work in all areas of law and nation development. It was another tough year for everyone with the pandemic. This year will also be challenging for FNT2T Government and the member nations in continuing with the nation and law development. There will engagement …

January 18, 2022

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Lake St. Martin First Nation to host Snow Drags in February with $65K in PRIZES!

Treaty 2 Territory – For months now, members in the Territory, and throughout the province have been forced to stay close to home due to the rapidly spreading Covid-19 Virus. Being cooped up indoors is difficult for all ages. Being outside and taking in fresh air is good for our lungs, and our mental wellbeing. …

January 13, 2022

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