Grand Council Treaty#3 is pleased to announce the new Women’s Council West Member, Brittany Cobiness from Buffalo Point First Nation. Women from across the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty#3 gathered at Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Roundhouse at Pow Wow Island for the Traditional Selection process for the Women’s Council West Member on April 8, 2022. The women […]
Grand Council Treaty #3 with support of the Women’s Council Gaagiidoo-Ikwewag, is proud to stand with the youth of Treaty #3 Territory in unity to raise awareness on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Grand Council Treaty #3 launched the Zahgidiwin Campaign, January 25th, 2021 and have since then sent thousands […]
Miigwech to the Treaty #3 Women’s Council and Binesiwag Wellness for their work in developing the “RE-MEMBERING OUR TRIBE” Campaign.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]