Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 Calls Upon Citizens to Observe Provincial Emergency Order

In light of the declaration by the Ontario government of a second state of emergency I am requesting that community members everywhere take these new lockdown requirements extremely seriously. We all must spend as much time at home as possible because of the danger COVID-19 poses to the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3. We have […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Calls Upon Its Citizens to Limit Travel and Gatherings

With the recent spike in cases in Treaty #3 communities and several First Nations entering into lockdown this week, Grand Council Treaty #3 and Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh are calling upon citizens of the Anishinaabe Nation to limit social gathering. Citizens are advised to avoid travelling across the Ontario-Manitoba border and limit travel within their province […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Stands in Solidarity with the Mi’kmaw Nation on Fishing Rights

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 stand in resolute solidarity with the Mi’kmaw Nation. The eruption of violence in Nova Scotia between Mi’kmaw and non-indigenous fishermen over the past several weeks has been closely observed by the leadership and citizens of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3. Since representatives of the Mi’kmaw Nation […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Congratulates Chief Randy Fobister on Election

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 congratulates Randy Fobister, newly elected Chief of Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Nation on his successful election on October 8. “I would like to extend my congratulations to Randy Fobister on his recent election,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “I am certain that as a former employee of Grand Council Treaty […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Congratulates Chief Arnold Gardner on Re-Election

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 congratulates Chief Arnold Gardner of Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation on his re-election this past Wednesday. “Chief Gardner is always a source of wisdom and knowledge in our assemblies and meetings,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “It is Chief Gardner’s calm and collected voice that often guides our Nation […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh congratulates Wabaseemoong Independent Nations on Relationship Agreement with Federal Government

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 would like to congratulate Chief Waylon Scott and the council of Wabaseemoong Independent Nations (WIN) on the newly signed Relationship Agreement: Comprehensive Response to Mercury and Human Health in Wabaseemoong Independent Nations with the Federal Government. The Relationship Agreement lays forward a plan to address the comprehensive […]

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