Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 express outrage at the news of the reduction of charges laid against Brayden Bushby in the killing of Barbara Kentner. A member of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, Kentner was walking on the street late when evening with her sister when she was struck by a trailer hitch […]
Grand Council Treaty #3 Announces the Creation of an LGBTQ2S Council as an Integral Part of Its National Governance
Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 feel honoured to announce the creation of an LGBTQ2S Council as an integral part of the governance structure of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3. The Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 is governed by its Four Directional Model. As part of this model, the Chiefs-In-Assembly and the […]
Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 congratulates Chief Darlene Comegan on her re-election to a second term in Northwest Angle #33 this past Wednesday. “Chief Comegan has been an invaluable participant in many Treaty #3 meetings and initiatives,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “The unique challenges facing her community have been brought to the […]
This morning Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh delivered a cheque for $12,000 to the Kenora Fellowship Center. The sum was raised earlier this summer when Ogichidaa Kavanaugh shaved his head as part of a fundraising campaign. The sum exceeded the original goal of $10,000. The Kenora Fellowship Center is an indigenous led ministry that has a mission […]
Climate Youth Strategy Development Teams meet despite COVID pandemic via Zoom and through practicing social distancing.
It’s been 5 months since the pandemic stopped social gatherings which put the Climate Youth Strategy Development teams meetings to a brief halt. Since gatherings have been limited the youth on the task teams and their coordinators have sought other means of meeting to discuss environmental priorities in their communities. Naotkamegwanning youth have joined Territorial […]
Miigwech to the Treaty #3 Women’s Council and Binesiwag Wellness for their work in developing the “RE-MEMBERING OUR TRIBE” Campaign.
The City of Kenora has proposed a by-law against loitering and plans to vote on it by July 21, 2020. It is the opinion of Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) and Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) that this by-law disproportionately targets the homeless and the transient. A very large percentage of those affected would be First […]
Coalition of Residential School Survivors First Nations Leaders and Community Advocates Question Motive Behind Senator Lynn Beyak’s Recent Training on Indigenous Issues
“In effect, our people have once again been silenced. Heads of bureaucracy claim to know what’s best for us. History repeats itself.” – Danielle H. Morrison That’s the sentiment behind a letter today (attached) from Indian Residential School survivors and their families, Grand Chiefs and anti-racism advocates in northern Ontario and Manitoba. They are questioning […]
Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Shaves Hair in Support of the Homeless and in Solidarity with Those Battling Cancer
On June 19, 2020 Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh shaved his COVID-19 pandemic locks in support of the Kenora Fellowship Centre. The Fellowship Centre seeks to love, feed, care, guide, and clothe those in need in the Kenora area. The event was live streamed on Facebook and by the time donations were closed on June 23 the […]
Grand Council Treaty #3’s Education Committee and support staff would like to send their congratulations to all of our Anishinaabe graduates of Treaty#3 and Canada! We would like to help you celebrate in the success and achievement of your graduating loved ones. We invite all of our Treaty #3 Graduates, families, friends and educators to […]