On February 9, 2018, an all-white jury found Gerald Stanley not guilty of murdering Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old Indigenous man. Colten Boushie died on Gerald Stanley’s family farm near Battleford, Saskatchewan, from a gunshot wound to the head by Stanley. In response to the decision, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh states, “while much can be said about […]
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TO: First Nations Leadership, Treaty # 3 Anishinaabe Nation, Community Care Program Teams, Service Providers and/or Organizations FROM: Carrie Atatise-Norwegian, B.A., J.D. DATE: February 6, 2018 REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS: ANISHINAABE ABINOOJII INAKONIGEWIN Please be advised that the Grand Council Treaty # 3 will be hosting Regional Engagement Sessions as part of education, transition and implementation of Anishinaabe […]
Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh addressed the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Chiefs in Thunder Bay at their Winter Assembly
Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh addressed the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Chiefs in Thunder Bay at their Winter Assembly. Due to the commonalities between the two, Ogichidaa Kavanaugh stressed the importance of working together on shared issues within our respective territories, while maintaining mutual respect and understanding.
Last week Ogichidaa Kavanaugh travelled to Ottawa, ON to participate in the National Emergency Child Welfare summit called by the Federal government. During the summit, Minister Jane Philpott, Department of Indigenous Services announced a six-point plan to address the Indigenous child welfare crisis unfolding across Canada. After attending the summit, Ogichidaa Kavanaugh stated, ‘The Minister’s […]
On January 26, 2018, Treaty #3 Economic Chiefs met and discussed the future of Treaty #3 Investment Group (T3IG) with CEO Douglas Judson.
On January 26, 2018, Treaty #3 Economic Chiefs meet with Michelle Gibson of FORM Architect to discuss the new Grand Council Treaty #3 Administrative Office.
January 26, 2018 (Left to Right) Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon of Mushkegowuk, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh of Treaty #3 and Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of NAN.
On Jan 16 & 17, 2018, Health Department of Grand Council Treaty #3 hosted an engagement process with Grand Council Treaty #3 Health Directors, Diabetes Workers and Health Service Providers on Diabetes at the Clarion Lakeside Inn, Kenora, ON. Throughout the two days participants were able to share with one another about existing Diabetes programs […]
Planning for 7 Generations: Water and Climate Change On November 22 and 23, 2017, The Territorial Planning Unit of Grand Council Treaty #3 hosted Gaanawendagoziwinaan [Planning for 7 Generations: A Conference on Climate and Water] at Seven Generations Education Institute in Kenora, ON. Gaanawendagoziwinaan was attended by many, (70 participants on day 1, over 90 […]
On Friday, December 8, 2017, the community of Six Nations had a tragic house fire which resulted in the death of a 3-year-old boy and the hospitalization of other children. “There is nothing more heartbreaking than the loss of a child and our hearts go out to the family, community and especially the first responders […]