Nii Gaani Aki Inini Presentation: “Strengthening the Spirit of Nationhood” – Turtle Lodge, October 17, 2016

  STRENGTHENING THE SPIRIT OF NATIONHOOD Presentation by Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man (Dave Courchene) Shared at the Strengthening the Spirit of Nationhood Gathering Turtle Lodge, October […]

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Sharing Indigenous Knowledge on Survival in Times of Climate Change: Turtle Lodge, November 18, 2016

This week at Turtle Lodge, Manitoba Elders and Knowledge Holders gathered to share Indigenous knowledge on survival in times of climate change. At the invitation of the Assembly of Manitoba […]

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Elders and Knowledge Holders Are the Peacemakers of our Motherland: Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man (Dave Courchene), Turtle Lodge, November 18, 2016

Sharing Indigenous Knowledge on Survival in Times of Climate Change Turtle Lodge, November 18, 2016 Presentation by Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man (Dave Courchene) Click here for […]

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The Story of the Eagle and the Chicken – Shared by Knowledge Keeper David Courchene III

The Story of the Eagle and the Chicken As Told by Knowledge Keeper David Courchene III (Anishinabe Nation) at the Onjisay Aki Youth Climate Summit:   Turtle Lodge, September 16, […]

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Onjisay Aki Youth Statement – Turtle Lodge, September 19, 2016

ONJISAY AKI YOUTH STATEMENT PRESENTED AT ONJISAY AKI YOUTH CLIMATE SUMMIT LED BY THE FIRST PEOPLES TURTLE LODGE, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 Listen to Zara Contin deliver Onjisay Aki Youth Statement. […]

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Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Dave Courchene) Presentation at Treaties 1-11 Gathering at Brandon, Manitoba – August 30, 2016

Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Dave Courchene) Recorded Presentation (Audio and Video [begins at 1:50]):     Boozhoo, Aniin, Dinaymakinatook! Nii Gaani Aki Inini Ndishnikaaz, Kinew Nindoodem, Sagkeeng Nindoonjibaa. (Anishnabemowin language […]

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National Reconciliation Gathering – Opening Remarks by Nii Gaani Aki Inini, March 11, 2016

Waneek Horn Miller and Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Leading Earth Man – Dave Courchene).  Photo Courtesy: Joseph Peace, Reconciliation Canada NATIONAL RECONCILIATION GATHERING UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA OPENING REMARKS DAVE COURCHENE […]

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BIIGTIGONG LANGUAGE PROJECT: Dave Courchene on the paramount importance of language

Elder Dave Courchene II Listen to Dave Courchene II speaking on the paramount importance of language here. Phone interview (Aug. 14, 2015) – 44 min. 53 sec. You can download […]

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Making History: An Establishment of Leadership in Our Homeland as Original Peoples – Ogimakamik – June 1-5, 2015

The child is a gift.  How we respect and treat that gift of all children is the most important part of our duties and responsibilities as parents and leaders. OGIMAKAMIK […]

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Celebration of Giigewigamig (KEE-GAY-GAH-MIK) – Traditional Healing Centre at Pine Falls, June 22, 2015

Sagkeeng Traditional Territory – Earlier today Community Members, Elders and Elected Leadership gathered at the Sunova Arena in Pine Falls to celebrate the new Traditional Healing Centre being constructed at […]

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