Iskatewizaagegan #39 Hosts the Traditional Selection of the Treaty #3 Women’s Council

Kenora, ON — Women from across the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty#3 gathered at David Kejick School in Iskatewizaagegan#39 First Nation for the Traditional Selection process for the Women’s Council on September 20. The women were supported by community Elders; Yvonne Pinesse and Basil Greene as well as the community drum.  The morning allowed for 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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