Archive for May, 2020

Formation of the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory

Formation of the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory

Treaty 2 Territory – On 12 June 2018 in an Assembly held at Lake Manitoba First Nation, Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan – Treaty 2 Governing Council (Chiefs Council) resolved that; Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan would promote the formation of a collective Nation and Government consisting of all First Nations with lands reserved in Treaty 2 Territory. This includes First …

History of Treaty 2

History of Treaty 2

Treaty 2 was entered in to on 21 August 1871 at Manitoba House, Rupertsland, with representatives of the Queen of England and Ireland. The original Anishinaabe (Chippewa and Cree), who were present, constitute Treaty 2 today. It is known that many of the chiefs and leaders within the territory were at the early gathering and after …

Sovereignty by Chief Norman Bone

Sovereignty by Chief Norman Bone

Treaty 2 Territory – 144 years ago the government created a law called the Indian Act and the use this to implement change for the Anishinaabe but it’s not a law. I wanted to Further emphasize that this has been used it’s still active today. Our original sovereignty has our language from the ceremonies to the …

Did you know: Queen Victoria and The Treaty Medals

Did you know: Queen Victoria and The Treaty Medals

As you are relaxing on this years Victoria Day holiday, consider this about our “Grand Mother” Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. In 1864, Newly-knighted Sir John A. Macdonald put together “The Great Coalition …

Information Update: COVID-19

Information Update: COVID-19

Treaty 2 Territory – Friday, May 15, 2020, today we have no cases of COVID-19 in our Nations in the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory. Many of our Nations have restricted outside visitors to their Nations. Members of each Nation are asked to exercise self-isolation and not to travel out of their Nation for …

Information Update: COVID-19

Information Update: COVID-19

Treaty 2 Territory – Monday, May 11, 2020, today we have no cases of COVID-19 in our Nations in the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory. Many of our Nations have restricted outside visitors to their Nations. Members of each Nation are asked to exercise self-isolation and not to travel out of their Nation for …