Grand Council Treaty #3 Acknowledges International Women’s Day 2019

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and the Grand Council Treaty #3 Women’s Council acknowledge International Women’s Day today.   “Indigenous women are the foundation and roots of our Nations. They are life givers and we honour their gifts, their diversity and uniqueness and most importantly, their strength. We must also take time to honour […]

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Grand Chief Kavanaugh reacts to court decision on health curriculum

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – Today Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty 3, delivered the following statement: “Grand Council Treaty 3 is committed to advancing the best interests of Anishinaabe young people in our communities. We intervened in the judicial review of the Ford government’s rollback of the province’s Health and Physical Education Curriculum […]

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Education Logo Contest Winners

Grand Council Treaty #3’s Education department and the Treaty #3 Education Committee hosted a logo contest asking Treaty #3 members to submit artwork depicting what education meant to them. We received a number of submissions from artists all over Treaty #3 Territory, with voting conducted by participating Treaty #3 leadership and Education Committee members. A […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Hosts Health Care Meeting to Review Health Transformation in the North

Toronto, ON —- Members of the Keewatin Table – technical working group, responsible for providing input and recommendations to improve First Nation Health Care in the Treaty #3 region, met with representatives of the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare in Toronto on Monday. The Premier’s Council on Improving Health Care and Ending Hallway Medicine was […]

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Anishinaabe Nation Gathering

  For immediate release: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 Treaty One Territory – On August 13th, 2019, the Anishinaabe people will come together for four days at Keeseekowewin First Nation, Treaty Two Territory to discuss issues of National and International importance. The Anishinaabe Nation Gathering is a historic first, as it will include all Anishinaabe in […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 mourns the passing of Delbert Horton

KENORA – December 27, 2018. The Grand Council of Treaty #3 mourns the passing of our respected leader in education, Mr. Delbert Horton of Rainy River First Nations.  Delbert was a pioneer and visionary, instrumental in developing the Rainy Lake Ojibway Education Authority and later expanding into the Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) which now […]

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Statement on the Tragedy in Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

Ogichidaa Kavanaugh has expressed his condolences to Chief Janice Henderson of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation on the tragic house fire in her community.    On December 10, Paul Henderson’s family home was consumed by fire which resulted in the tragic loss of a child.  Ogichidaa Kavanaugh stated, “I am deeply shocked and saddened with the news of […]

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