Treaty #3 Oshkiniigiig Youth Executive Council receives Youth Innovations Stream Grant to support Indigenous Youth in Transition

The Treaty #3 Oshkiniigiig Youth Executive Council (T3YEC) is a grassroots group of youth who were traditionally selected in 2019 to provide a youth voice within Treaty #3, provincial, and federal forums. The Treaty #3 territory is 55,000 square miles across Southern Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. “On behalf of the leadership, I would like to […]

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Call for Nominations from the Citizens of Grand Council Treaty #3 for the Leadership Role of Ka Nigaanibowe’t/ Ka Nigaanibowiik for Abinoojii Inakonigewin

Summary of Role Ka Niigaanibowe’t/Ka Niigaanibowiik is the leader/protector of Abinoojii Inakonigewin, which is commonly known as the child care law in Treaty no. 3. Their role is to protect, safeguard and provide Anishinaabe interpretation of the Law, of its meaning and applications, while being cognizant of cultural differences amongst the communities. Their role is […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 Congratulate Newly Elected Chiefs

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 would like to extend congratulations to three recently elected Chiefs in the Treaty #3 territory: Jeffrey Copenace elected as Chief of Onigaming First Nation on August 15 Vernon Copenace elected as Chief of Washagamis Bay First Nation on August 16 Clayton Wetelainen elected as Chief of Wabigoon […]

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Another Successful Bannock Burger Drive Fundraiser by Treaty #3 First Nations

Grand Council Treaty #3 challenged all Treaty #3 First Nation Communities to fundraise within their community “Bannock Burger Drive Fundraiser” on September 10th to donate towards their local fellowship centre or friendship centre to help the homeless population. This year was another great turn out and four Treaty #3 communities contributed, fundraising $25,826.75 all together! […]

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Introducing the first Indigenous Care Coordinator for TBRHSC

Joelle Mandamin is an Indigenous Care Coordinator at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBHRSC). She provides a variety of supports to Indigenous patients and their families. In June 2021, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and Grand Council Treaty #3 partnered to hire Joelle Mandamin as the Hospital’s first Indigenous Care Coordinator […]

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Youth Photography Story Contest Draw Winners Announced

Winners announced for the Youth Photography Story Contest! All winners were picked at random and will be contacted directly. Miigwech to everyone who participated and shared your beautiful photos!   Congratulations to the Draw Winners: Hailey Kabatay, Seine River First Nation Title: Waagoshens Caption: Today I came across a little fox at Crowrock lake. This […]

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