Community Justice Centre in Treaty #3

Kenora, ON – Grand Council Treaty #3 is pleased that the 2018 Provincial Budget announced the location of the Community Justice Centre in Kenora with the exploration of a satellite hub in Sioux Lookout. Kenora was one of several selected locations for a Community Justice Centre and is proposing bi-cultural services with integrated facilities. Ogichidaa Francis […]

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Treaty #3 Youth Assembly

Wauzhusk Onigum Nation, Ontario – On Tuesday, March 13th and Wednesday March 14th 2018, Treaty #3 members ages 16-29, gathered at the Youth Assembly.  Led by the Treaty #3 Youth Council, critical engagement of youth occurred on a broad scale of issues affecting their territory.  This inaugural event focused on high-level social, legal, educational, health, […]

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The Voices of the Anishinaabe MMIWG families are not being Heard

The Treaty#3 Women’s Executive Council have not received any correspondence from the National Inquiry for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to schedule a hearing in the territory of Treaty#3. The next stop for the National Inquiry hearings will be in Thompson, Manitoba. There are serious concerns being voiced by families and communities that […]

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Nibwaakaawin Elders Gathering

Fond Du Lac, MN, U.S. – On Tuesday, February 27th to Friday, March 2nd 2018, Grand Council Treaty #3 and over 200 Elders, Chiefs, and members of the Anishinaabe Nation of Treaty #3 are gathering in the Traditional Territory of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa at Black Bear Casino Resort in […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh statement on the Gerald Stanley verdict

On February 9, 2018, an all-white jury found Gerald Stanley not guilty of murdering Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old Indigenous man. Colten Boushie died on Gerald Stanley’s family farm near Battleford, Saskatchewan, from a gunshot wound to the head by Stanley. In response to the decision, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh states, “while much can be said about […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Statement on Emergency Child Welfare Summit in Ottawa

Last week Ogichidaa Kavanaugh travelled to Ottawa, ON to participate in the National Emergency Child Welfare summit called by the Federal government. During the summit, Minister Jane Philpott, Department of Indigenous Services announced a six-point plan to address the Indigenous child welfare crisis unfolding across Canada. After attending the summit, Ogichidaa Kavanaugh stated, ‘The Minister’s […]

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