Grand Council Treaty#3 selects the new Gaakinawataagizod, Cheyenne Vandermeer

Grand Council Treaty#3 is pleased to announce the new Gaakinawataagizod, Cheyenne Vandermeer from Couchiching First Nation. Leadership from across the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 gathered at Manitou Mounds Roundhouse at Rainy River First Nations for the Traditional Selection process for the Gaakinawataagizod on May 7, 2024. The selection process was supported by Electoral Officer, […]

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First Detection of Zebra Mussel Larvae on the Canadian Side of Rainy Lake Demonstrates Increased Need to Monitor and Implement Preventative Measures

After collecting 78 samples from 38 waterbodies in Treaty #3 territory, the Territorial Planning Unit (TPU) can confirm that the first presence of Zebra Mussel veligers (larvae) has been detected on the Treaty #3 side (Canadian side) of Rainy Lake. A single Zebra Mussel veliger was confirmed present in a sample collected at the Government […]

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Mamiigwechitaagoosiying (Honouring Spirit): First Nation Student Awards Recipients of 2022

Grand Council Treaty #3 Education Unit would like to congratulate the Mamiigwechitaagoosiying (Honouring Spirit): First Nation Student Awards Recipients of 2022. These students model strength, resilience and commitment in the pursuit of their personal education paths. These awards celebrate the unique qualities of students who inspire their peers, teachers, education leaders and community members while […]

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Surface Water Quality Testing available for Treaty #3 Communities and Members

Our Territorial Planning Unit is pleased to offer surface water quality testing for mercury, heavy metals (lead, arsenic, etc.), nutrients (phosphorous, nitrogen, etc.), E.Coli/total coliforms, and presence of Zebra Mussels. Water samples will be taken from participant identified locations on Lakes, Rivers, and Streams across the Territory and used to keep track of water health. […]

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Post Secondary Education Focus Group/ Survey Draw Winners Announced

Miigwech from the Grand Council Treaty #3 Education Unit to everyone that participated in our Post Secondary Education research that was held spring 2022.  Research was conducted through virtual focus groups, interviews and online surveys.  Posters below indicate draw winners of those participating in draws.  All the names for each group were put into a […]

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