Message by Elder Dr. Dave Courchene at the Setting the Foundation for Good Relations in Our Homeland: A Webinar by Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Addressing Racism in Healthcare

January 11, 2021 By Elder Dr. David Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man) We are living in unprecedented times. After much reflection, and witnessing what is happening […]

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Media Release: Indigenous Knowledge Keepers will host national meeting to address racism and set the foundation for good relations in their homeland

January 8, 2021Media ReleaseIndigenous Knowledge Keepers will host national meeting to address racism and set the foundation for good relations in their homelandSAGKEENG FIRST NATION, MANITOBA – In response to […]

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GLOBE AND MAIL: The real cure for COVID is renewing our fractured relationship with the planet

See full Globe and Mail article: CLICK HEREJAMES MASKALYK AND DAVE COURCHENECONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL James Maskalyk is an emergency physician, associate professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of […]

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Building on power of spirituality, tradition Orianna Courchene, 66, helped found renowned Turtle Lodge, Indigenous women’s ceremony

Click here to view article: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/building-on-power-of-spirituality-tradition-572546141.html By: Katie May Posted: 09/26/2020 4:00 AM Winnipeg Free Press Orianna Courchene, who died in February at the age of 66, mentored women for […]

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Canadian Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan to visit Turtle Lodge

Canadian Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan (left), accepts an invitation to Turtle Lodge, extended by Turtle Lodge Knowledge Keepers Mary Maytwayashing and Dave Courchene, in Winnipeg on October 11. Canadian Minister […]

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National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls comes to Sagkeeng

Giigewigamig Traditional Healing Centre opens its doors to welcome grieving families MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 27, 2017 Photo | CBC SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, MANITOBA — July 25 […]

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Listening to Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers on Climate Change

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 25, 2017 SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, MANITOBA — Canadian minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and Manitoba minister of Sustainable Development, Cathy […]

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Onjisay Aki (“Our Changing Earth”) International Climate Summit – Turtle Lodge, June 8-10, 2017

Onjisay Aki (“Our Changing Earth”) International Climate Summit Hosted by the First Peoples Turtle Lodge June 8-10, 2017 “The earth is changing, and so must we.” MEDIA RELEASE June 6, […]

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Sacred Pipe Ceremony Promotes Healing through Cultural Revitalization

Painting by Henry Guimond, Turtle Lodge March 13, 2017, Somba K’e, Denendeh — A Sacred Pipe will be arriving in Dettah, Northwest Territories this weekend to bring spiritual, emotional, physical […]

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Nii Gaani Aki Inini welcomes new Manitoba government at swearing in ceremony

Elder Dave Courchene from Turtle Lodge welcomes the new Manitoba government and Brian Pallister as the new premier at a swearing in ceremony at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. […]

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