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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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 Centre at Pine Falls Hospital – NATIONTALK NEWSWIRE New Traditional Healing Centre opening in Pine Falls – NETNEWSLEDGER

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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 Tour. The Spirit Tour is a gift being brought forward by Indigenous Elders to share the Seven Sacred Teachings, values intended to inspire people to […]

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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 responsibilities from a First Nations perspective. Developed with a group of seven Elders representing Anishinaabe, Cree and Dakota nations, Mikinak-Keya (The Spirit Tour) will launch […]

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Dave Courchene Presentation on Behalf of Elders at Museum Launch of “Spirit Tour”

Turtle Lodge founder and leader, Elder Dave Courchene, spoke this morning (December 10, 2014) about the launch of the new “Spirit Tour” at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Annual Public Meeting on International Human Rights Day: Introduction of Mikinak-Keya – The Trail of the Turtle (The Spirit Tour) Presentation by Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini), […]

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Public Invited to Press Conference on First Nation “Spirit Tour” at Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Dec. 10, 2014

Public Invited to Press Conference on First Nation “Spirit Tour” at Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Dec. 10, 2014 All Members of the Public are invited to a Press Conference taking place at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (Bonnie & John Buhler Hall) on December 10, 2014, International Human Rights Day, 10:30 am to […]

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Dave Courchene Presentation – Global Indigenous Wisdom Summit 2014

Honoring the Natural Laws and Elements of Mother Earth Recorded on Nov 18, 2014 With Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini), Anishnabe Nation, Eagle Clan Hosted by Chief Phil Lane, Jr. * * Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini), Anishnabe Nation, Eagle Clan was honoured to be part of the online Global Indigenous Wisdom Summit […]

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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” – the burying of a people and their identity through imposition and legislation – is the word we use to describe our historical and ongoing […]

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Anishnabe Nation opens Winnipeg Folk Festival

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Anishnabe elder and spiritual leader Dave Courchene will open the 2010 Winnipeg Folk Festival with a message of peace and a call for vision.  The festival, the largest in North America, takes place from July 7 to 11 at Birds Hill Park. This year’s festival features over 80 artists including Andrew Bird, […]

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Founder of Turtle Lodge opens G8 World Religions Summit

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Anishnabe elder and spiritual leader Dave Courchene will open the G8 World Religions Summit with a message of peace, prayer and a call to action.  The summit, attended by nearly 100 world religious leaders, is being held from June 21 to 23 at the University of Winnipeg.             Courchene, also known as […]

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