Highlighting Indigenous Youth Leaders at the Canada Games

As Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers from the Turtle Lodge, we were invited by the Canada Games Host Society to offer an Indigenous perspective to the 50th Anniversary Canada Games.  We acknowledge the Canada Games Host Society for taking a leadership role in respecting territorial and cultural protocols when holding an event on our territory.  […]

CONTINUE READING

Giigewigamig First Nation Health Authority honoured by Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority CEO’s Award for Community Leadership

Elder Burma Bushie stands in front of the Star Blanket that was awarded to her by Ron Van Denakker, CEO of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority on October 6, 2016. * The Giigewigamig First Nation Regional Health Authority was honoured last fall by the Interlake-Eastern RHA as the recipient of the CEO’s award for community […]

CONTINUE READING

Erica Daniels Film Screening of “Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle” – Saturday April 8 at The Fort Garry

  A truly beautiful evening of film, featuring Cree director Erica Daniels’ Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle, took place Saturday evening at The Fort Garry Hotel. Click here for Film trailer. The film contains a very special message for the youth.  It highlights the importance of rites of passage for youth entering adulthood – […]

CONTINUE READING

National sacred pipe ceremony makes Yellowknives Dene community its first stop

Pipe making 4 stops across the country, first in Dettah, N.W.T., Saturday By Alyssa Mosher, CBC News Posted: Mar 18, 2017 8:00 AM CT Last Updated: Mar 18, 2017 8:21 AM CT Click here for CBC Article Tents in Dettah, N.W.T., during the On the Land Summit this month. (Joanne Stassen/CBC) The beginning of a sacred […]

CONTINUE READING

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Manito-Debiki Giizoons – Little Spirit Moon, December 13, 2016

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Manito-Debiki Giizoons – Little Spirit Moon, December 13, 2016 Ogokiinooniiwen-Thirteen Moons Anishnabe peoples follow the 13 Moons in determining on how to live and maintain Life. Living a balanced Life is about being aligned with Nature, adhering to Ancient Laws and abiding by Natural […]

CONTINUE READING

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 17, 2016 In today’s reality, we strive to bring back a way of life our ancestors enjoyed before the arrival of the newcomers. Within a […]

CONTINUE READING

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 Chiefs, Manitoba Elders and Knowledge Keepers conducted this important and historic event Friday November 18, 2016 at Turtle Lodge, with many senior level politicians, academics, […]

CONTINUE READING

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 pdf version for printing. Boozhoo! Dinaymaginatook (We are all related)! Elders and Knowledge Holders – The Peacemakers of our Motherland As the Elders and Knowledge […]

CONTINUE READING

Protected: Onjisay Aki Diary 1 of 2: Getting Ready for the Onjisay Aki Youth Climate Summit Led by the First Peoples

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

CONTINUE READING

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.   Print Onjisay Aki Youth Statement Here. “We are grateful to be on the land today.  We are very grateful to the Turtle Lodge and […]

CONTINUE READING
Welcome back to the Turtle Lodge!
If you have trouble signing in, please send an email to turtlelodge@mts.net.