Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulates Howard Kabestra on his re-election as Chief of Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulates Chief Howard Kabestra of Naotkamegwanning First Nation on his re-election this past Saturday. “Chief Kabestra is a great leader with a big vision not only for his community but for all of the Treaty #3 territory and its citizens,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “He […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Honours Veterans on Remembrance Day

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 honours today and every day the incredible sacrifice and lasting contributions of our First Nation veterans and those who continue to serve the country in uniform. November 8 was National Aboriginal Veterans Day, a day of remembrance and commemoration of the contributions of Indigenous veterans in the First and Second World Wars, […]

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New Executive Director to Take the Lead at Grand Council Treaty#3

Kenora, ON — Samuel Tanyi-Mbianyor, a seasoned manager and top executive officer has accepted the Executive Director position for the Grand Council Treaty #3 Secretariat. Samuel Tanyi-Mbianyor emigrated to Canada in 2008 from his home community of Cameroon, Central Africa seeking a better life for his family and to further his education and experience working […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 leadership Working to Improve and Modify Drug Strategy to meet the Needs of First Nation Communities

Kenora, ON — Grand Council Treaty #3 had the opportunity to highlight the work that has been done since the launch of the Treaty #3 Drug Strategy in 2017 at recent meeting with leadership from across the Treaty #3 Nation. Since the launch of the Treaty #3 Drug Strategy several Treaty #3 communities have declared […]

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Treaty Recognition Week an important occasion to learn more about the sacred agreements between First Nations and the Crown

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 says it’s important for everyone to learn about the treaty relationship between First Nations and the Crown during the fourth annual Treaty Recognition Week starting today. Treaties Recognition Week is the first week of November and was introduced in 2016 to honour the importance of treaties and […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Looks Forward to Working with Federal Government and Regional Elected Parliamentarians on Immediate Action on Treaty #3 Priorities

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulated re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and said today that he is looking forward to immediate action and working together to further the priorities of First Nations citizens in the Treaty #3 territory and across Canada. “Now that the federal government has been re-elected […]

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