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 marked the inaugural first day that the Giigewigamig Traditional Healing Centre, located inside the Pine Falls Health Complex in Manitoba, was used by First Nation […]

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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 Cox, attended the Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba on Monday, to hear from Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers on solutions to climate change. […]

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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, 2017 Sagkeeng First Nation, MB – Between June 8 and 10, First Nation Elders will be bringing Indigenous knowledge to the forefront with other climate […]

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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 and mental wellbeing to the people of the North as part of a cultural revitalization movement being led by a Circle of Elders from across […]

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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. Opening Blessing by Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man), Anishnabe Nation, Eagle Clan Swearing In Ceremony for New Manitoba Government Garden […]

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Directorial debut for Cree filmmaker, Erica Daniels: Mikinakay ~ Trail of the Turtle

* TURTLE ISLAND PREMIERE of Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle, first film by new Cree Filmmaker and Youth Leader Erica Daniels, will be screening Friday March 11 at the Best Western (Airport), Winnipeg.  The film will be featured at the Mide-Aki Gala, with Keynote Speaker AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde.   Tickets are available […]

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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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Giigewigamig First Nation Health Authority to Manage Traditional Healing Centre at Pine Falls Health Complex

As a result of a collaboration among the Sagkeeng, Black River and Hollow Water First Nations, endorsed by all three Chief and Councils, the Giigewigamig First Nation Health Authority was established in September 2015. Part of its mandate is to lead and manage all aspects of the Giigewigamig Traditional Healing Centre at the Pine Falls […]

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Turtle Lodge celebrates The Winnipeg Foundation gift at national elder gathering

September 10, 2015 PRESS RELEASE BY ANISHNABE MIKINACK KINAMAKAMIK, INC. Turtle Lodge celebrates The Winnipeg Foundation gift at national elder gathering Sagkeeng Traditional Territory – The Turtle Lodge (Anishnabe Mikinack Kinamakamik, Inc) made a special presentation Wednesday, September 9 at its 10th Annual Igniting the Fire Gathering, in honour of The Winnipeg Foundation, to recognize […]

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Celebration of Mikinak-Keya – The Spirit Tour at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

  Winnipeg, June 17, 2015 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) hosted a celebration of sharing and gratitude for the knowledge gifts of Indigenous Elders that underpin the new Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour. The Spirit Tour is a gift being brought forward by Anishnabe, Cree and Dakota Elders who worked through the Turtle Lodge […]

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