METRO WINNIPEG: First nations elders fighting for outside voices at NEB table

First nations elders fighting for outside voices at NEB table If for some reason this doesn’t strike you as important, you might be asking yourself: How does this affect me? Posted at: http://www.metronews.ca/views/winnipeg/urban-compass/2015/11/30/first-nations-elders-fighting-for-outside-voices-at-neb-table.html SHANNON VANRAES/FOR METRO Representatives of Enbridge and the National Energy Board listen to a drum group at Sagkeeng First Nation’s Turtle Lodge […]

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Manitoba Elders share a message with National Energy Board and the Public at Turtle Lodge

Message of the Elders to the National Energy Board and the Public at Turtle Lodge – November 28, 2015 Following Traditional Ceremony at Turtle Lodge Elder Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Dave Courchene):  What you have just witnessed is the most important part of our presentation – our acknowledgement of Spirit and our acknowledgement of the […]

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WINNIPEG FREE PRESS COLUMN: Trudeau government put to test over pipeline

Analysis Trudeau government put to test over pipeline Posted: 11/28/2015 10:11 AM http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/trudeau-government-put-to-test-over-pipeline-357028541.html It is a victory. But not a solution. On Saturday, at Sagkeeng First Nation northeast of Winnipeg, aboriginal elders will meet with officials from the National Energy Board and Enbridge Inc., one of North America’s largest energy transportation companies, for a day […]

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WINNIPEG FREE PRESS EDITORIAL: National Energy Board should let the aboriginal elders speak freely without constraints

Editorials National Energy Board should let the aboriginal elders speak freely without constraints Posted: 11/23/2015 6:26 PM | http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/editorials/Let-the-elders-speak-freely-unconstrained-353097451.html Print MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Dave Courchene Jr., an elder from Sagkeeng First Nation, speaks to the Winnipeg Free Press Editorial Board. Courchene is one of a handful of elders, knowledge holders, who are […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Manitoba Elders invite the National Energy Board to a gathering at Turtle Lodge at Sagkeeng First Nation on Enbridge Pipeline Inc.’s Line 3 Replacement Program

“Sharing the Gift of Knowledge” to help inform major Prairie pipeline expansion FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015 WINNIPEG, MB – A number of highly respected Manitoba Elders who are Traditional Knowledge Keepers have invited the National Energy Board (NEB) to a day of sacred ceremony, feasting and a sharing of the gift […]

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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation formally opens – November 3, 2015

  National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation formally opens – Click for WINNIPEG FREE PRESS article and video By: Nick Martin A cold, light rain fell Tuesday as the breath from witnesses to a historic day mingled with smoke from a sacred fire. And then elder Wally Swain looked up and saw an eagle soaring […]

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