The Late Elder Don Cardinal, speaking at the 2nd Annual Igniting the Fire Gathering (2007)

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A Message about America from Elder Dave -Whalebone Magazine, America Issue

https://whalebonemag.com/note-america-issue-elder-dave/ This letter from Elder Nii Gaani Aki Inini, Dr. Dave Courchene, Jr. of the Anishinaabe Nation, Eagle Clan, better known as “Elder Dave,” introduced the America Issue of Whalebone […]

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New Short Film: Onjisay Aki Climate Summit

A 12-minute short film about this international ceremonial gathering focusing on Indigenous-led solutions to climate change, led by Turtle Lodge in 2017.  More info at Onjisay-Aki.org  Onjisay Aki International Climate […]

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Mi’kmaq Creation Story – Woman of the Water

  Jane Meader, Elder, BACS & MEd, discusses the Mi’kmaq creation story and how this relates to the venerated place of women in their culture. Video Courtesy Jittoa Productions

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Tipi Tales Collection now available on Turtle Lodge YouTube!

TIPI TALES COLLECTION NOW AVAILABLE ON TURTLE LODGE YOUTUBE Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest […]

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WATCH: Official Video Release – ONJISAY AKI INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CALLS TO ACTION

OFFICIAL VIDEO RELEASE ONJISAY AKI INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CALLS TO ACTION The Onjisay Aki International Climate Summit took place at Turtle Lodge on June 8-10th, 2017. The Turtle Lodge is excited to release this […]

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An Elder’s Message to the Youth

An Elder’s Message to the Youth In November 2017, Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man), Founder of Turtle Lodge, was invited to do a keynote at […]

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Opening the 2017 Canada Games – Turtle Lodge

  CANADA GAMES OPENING CEREMONY – REMARKS BY THE ELDERS Boozhoo Aniin, Dinay maginitook! Nii Gaani Aki Inini N’Dizhnikaaz, Kinew Dodem. Today we are gathered at the centre of the continent […]

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Sacred Fire Ceremony at Manitou Api sacred site held for Canada Games Torch Lighting (CTV NEWS – Click link)

Click link above for full story and news video. Josh Crabb, Reporter @JoshRCrabb Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:38PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:20PM CST   The […]

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Film ‘Our Tomorrows, Today: Wahbung 1971’ Premieres in Winnipeg March 30, 2017

OUR TOMORROWS, TODAY: WAHBUNG 1971 A vision for self-determination.   WINNIPEG, MARCH 30, 2017 — The world premiere of the film “Our Tomorrows, Today: Wahbung 1971” (Produced by MFNERC: Nicole Magne and David […]

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