Deadline to apply for 60’s Scoop compensation approaches

Kenora, ON — The deadline for submitting an Individual Payment Application form for 60’s Scoop survivors is Friday, August 30, 2019. The application forms must be received by Collectiva or postmarked by this date. If you have already submitted an Individual Payment Application Form for to Collectiva, you do not have to submit another application. Treaty #3 […]

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Grand Chief of Treaty #3 Francis Kavanaugh offers his deepest condolences to the friends and family of Chief Simon Fobister

Kenora — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 offers his deepest condolences to the friends and family of Chief Simon Fobister and to the entire circle of community of Grassy Narrows First Nation. Simon Fobister was a former Chief of the Grassy Narrows and a tireless and dedicated advocate for his First Nations’ […]

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Kenora Shelter closure is a Social Emergency Requiring Partnership and Collective Leadership

Kenora –— Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 is calling for a meeting to bring together First Nations leaders and Kenora Municipal leadership to renew relationships and collectively address present challenges. “There is a need to share ideas, break down misconceptions and collectively problem solve,” said Ogichidaa Kavanaugh.  “There is an urgent need […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 launches toolkit to help address drug addiction crisis within Treaty #3 territory

Kenora, ON — The Grand Council Treaty #3 Drug Task Force is excited to announce the launch of their Community Toolkit and Mental Health and Addiction Directory which will support the work to address drug addiction within Treaty #3 communities. The Grand Council Treaty #3 Drug Strategy was developed after Treaty #3 leadership identified drug […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Grand Chief Kavanaugh Calls out Police after Death of Grassy Narrows Man currently under Investigation by the SIU

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 sends condolences to the family and Grassy Narrows First Nation after the tragic death of a Grassy Narrows man after he was arrested and held by the Kenora OPP. “My condolences to the family and the community of Grassy Narrows.  Though the […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Grand Chief Kavanaugh says the Real Work begins on Implementing the Calls for Justice now that the MMIWG Inquiry Report is complete

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 says now that the Final Report of the MMIWG National Inquiry is complete, the real work begins to start implementing the recommendations to help end a cycle of violence that has claimed untold thousands of Indigenous women. After three years, hundreds of […]

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Nibi (Water) Declaration Unanimously Supported at the Anishinaabe Treaty #3 Chiefs National Assembly

Couchiching First Nation – Grand Council Treaty #3 Women’s Council received support by the Anishinaabe Nation of Treaty #3 for their continued work on NiBi, the sacred Nibi Declaration and toolkit. The development of a water declaration would ensure that Treaty #3 Anishinaabe Nibi Inaakonigewin (water law principles) are recorded and formally recognized in governance […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Grand Chief supports Friendship Agreement between First Nations and Fort Frances

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 says he supports the recent friendship agreement signed between the Town of Fort Frances and Couchiching, Mitaanjigamiing, Naicatchewenin and Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nations, also known as Agency One communities. “The First Nations involved have been embroiled in this situation and tied up in […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh announces the start of the 2019 Grand Council #3 Spring Assembly

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 announced today the start of the National Spring Assembly of the Grand Council Treaty #3 Chiefs. The three-day assembly titled ‘Pimiinitizowan’ will bring together 28 First Nations Chiefs, leaders, Elders, youth and citizens to Couchiching First Nation, the host of this year’s […]

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