With all eyes on them, Sagkeeng First Nation mourns – WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, April 28, 2017

SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, Man. — It’s a cold day for a vigil. The smoke from the sacred fire is sweet and thick but the wind that chases it is bitter, so the women tending the flames wear thick pants under ceremonial skirts. Yet it is peaceful here, on the hem of the highway, just beside […]

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Giigewigamig First Nation Health Authority honoured by Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority CEO’s Award for Community Leadership

Elder Burma Bushie stands in front of the Star Blanket that was awarded to her by Ron Van Denakker, CEO of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority on October 6, 2016. * The Giigewigamig First Nation Regional Health Authority was honoured last fall by the Interlake-Eastern RHA as the recipient of the CEO’s award for community […]

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Erica Daniels Film Screening of “Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle” – Saturday April 8 at The Fort Garry

  A truly beautiful evening of film, featuring Cree director Erica Daniels’ Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle, took place Saturday evening at The Fort Garry Hotel. Click here for Film trailer. The film contains a very special message for the youth.  It highlights the importance of rites of passage for youth entering adulthood – […]

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Film ‘Our Tomorrows, Today: Wahbung 1971’ Premieres in Winnipeg March 30, 2017

OUR TOMORROWS, TODAY: WAHBUNG 1971 A vision for self-determination.   WINNIPEG, MARCH 30, 2017 — The world premiere of the film “Our Tomorrows, Today: Wahbung 1971” (Produced by MFNERC: Nicole Magne and David Robertson) took place at the Eckhardt Gramatte Hall at the University of Winnipeg.  A number of witnesses to and writers of the original Wahbung 1971 […]

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‘Mikinakay: Trail of the Turtle’ Nominated for 2017 Golden Sheaf Award at Yorkton Film Festival

  We are proud to announce that director Erica Daniels’ film Mikinakay: Trail of the Turtle was nominated for a 2017 Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton Film Festival in the Documentary Arts and Culture category. Congratulations Erica!!! Mikinakay: Trail of the Turtle will be showing at the Fort Garry Hotel this Saturday night – […]

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