Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

April, 2019 Archive

Keeseekoowenin engaging their members through governance committee

Treaty 2 Territory – Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation leaders and members have been meeting the past two days regarding the setup of their governance committee and moving forward with their own ‘First Law’ (constitution). Chief Norman Bone presented the concept the past two days of planning with a solid governance plan through a written

April 30, 2019

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FNiT2T establishes the Life Long Learning, Training and Human Development Secretariat

As first peoples, we have been vigilant to protect the knowledge that accompanies our traditional ways of knowing and have strived to ensure that our way of life was never abandoned. In reflection of the impacts of colonialism, we must be proud of the determination our people have demonstrated in protecting and preserving the most …

April 29, 2019

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Longtime education advocate Shirley Malcom Fontaine passes away

Treaty 2 Territory – The Council of Chiefs and Staff of FNiT2T Government would like to extend our condolences to the Family and friends of Shirley Malcom Fontaine (Kah beh zhi gway dung pinehesse kwe, The Thunderbird Who Speaks Once Woman), from the Ebb and Flow First Nation and former Associate Executive Director of the …

April 26, 2019

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First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory Government moving forward on developing own laws ‘Keeping Our Children Home’

Treaty 2 Territory – First Nations never gave up the Inherent Right and Responsibility for the care of their children. Nor did the First Nations hand over jurisdiction to any Settler Government to govern the matters of children and family protection and wellness; if anything, the First Nations attempted to work with the settler governments …

April 26, 2019

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Lake St. Martin working on governance

Clarence Morse of Lake St. Martin is the newly appointed LSM Governance Coordinator. FNiT2T Community Developer Lana Racette provided an orientation to him at the LSM Sub-office and FNiT2T Winnipeg office. Currently he’s compiling a list interested members who are going to be sitting on the governance committee. LSM is ensuring Elders and Youth sit

April 26, 2019

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FNiT2T and Turtle River Watershed Conservation reach working agreement to monitor Walleye this spring

Treaty 2 Territory – First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNiT2T) Government and Turtle River Watershed Conservation District met in Ste. Rose today and agreed to partner up to monitor walleye stocks during this year’s spawning season. Resource Technicians from the Treaty 2 Territory will be monitoring and collecting data on the walleye during

April 25, 2019

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Little Saskatchewan governance committee meets

The Little Saskatchewan Governance committee met on Monday, April 15th, 2019 to begin process with reviewing sample Constitutions and strategize on more community involvement and plan an upcoming open house for its members and provide “What is a Constitution” presentation and discuss the roles and responsibilities of Governance committee members. 

April 25, 2019

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Lake Manitoba Open House answers questions and gets good community involvement

Lake Manitoba, Treaty 2 Territory – On Thursday 18 April, Lake Manitoba held an Open House on governance and membership. There was a great turn out, questions from members, elders and youth. This session will build on the interest started today moving Lake Manitoba forward. FNIT2T staff including Community Developer Scott Lynxleg and Protocol

April 25, 2019

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Dauphin River Governance Committee working toward an own governing solution

The Governance Committee in Dauphin River FN – Treaty 2 met on Tuesday 23 April to move toward a community-based treaty-Based Government.  Lana Racette, FNiT2T Community Developer did a presentation on Bill S3, FNiT2T Governance Committee Overview (for new committee members) and Constitution Development. They continue to meet regularly and will be

April 25, 2019

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