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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CBC RADIO NOON June 22, 2015 – Interview with Dave Courchene on Traditional Healing Centre at Pine Falls Hospital

Listen here to CBC RADIO NOON June 22, 2015 about the new Traditional Healing Centre currently under construction at Pine Falls Hospital.  CBC Anchor Janet Stewart interviews Elder Dave Courchene, […]

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First Nation Communities Unite over New Traditional Healing Centre at Pine Falls Hospital – A Joint Community Press Release

Media Contact: turtlelodge@mts.net Media: Hollow Water, Black River, Sagkeeng to celebrate new traditional healing centre in Pine Falls – WINNIPEG FREE PRESS First Nation Communities unite over new Traditional Healing […]

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Free Public Event – Canadian Museum of Human Rights hosts celebration of Indigenous Spirit Tour, Wed June 17 at 7 pm

Winnipeg – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will host a celebration of sharing and gratitude for the knowledge gifts of Indigenous Elders that underpin the new Mikinak-Keya Spirit […]

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Winter Solstice: Welcoming the Return of the Light Across Turtle Island

Winter Solstice: Welcoming the Return of the Light Across Turtle Island Excerpt from article: …Turtle Lodge in what is today Canada is holding a solstice gathering this year. And of […]

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Elders partner with Museum to launch Mikinak-Keya (The Spirit Tour)

News Article Winnipeg – December 10, 2014 – In a unique partnership with Elders, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced a new cultural experience exploring rights and […]

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Turtle Lodge participates in CBC Chat Panel “Racism and Indigenous Canadians: A Conversation”

On Tuesday, November 11,  2014, Dave Courchene and a number of other panelists were invited to join a live CBC chat panel entitled “Racism and Indigenous Canadians: A Conversation”.  The panelists responded […]

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David Suzuki and Ovide Mercredi Honoured for their Leadership

David Suzuki and Ovide Mercredi were honoured at the University of Manitoba on October 24, 2014 during a Pipe Ceremony and Blanket Ceremony led by Elder Dave Courchene, and supported […]

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Nibi Water Song – Turtle Lodge

The Turtle Lodge is sharing this original song for Nibi – the Water. The song was gifted to the Turtle Lodge by Zoongi Gabowi Ozawa Kinew Ikwe (Strong Standing Golden […]

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International genocide scholars visit Turtle Lodge

Turtle Lodge hosted the first day of the 2014 conference for the International Association of Genocide Scholars on July 16, 2014.  Canada denied our voice and silenced us as a people. “Kii-ah-go-naa” […]

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