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April 8, 2017

Join us for an Exciting Evening of Film – April 8, 2017 at The Fort Garry!

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge An Evening of Film in Support of the Turtle Lodge The Fort Garry | Provencher Ballroom | Winnipeg, Manitoba April 8, 2017 at 6 pm MIKINAKAY – TRAIL OF THE TURTLE A FILM BY ERICA DANIELS | RUN TIME: 30 MIN A story that follows 2 Indigenous youth on a […]

May 10, 2017

Vision Quest Rites of Passage for Boys – Manitou Api, May 10-14, 2017 (Begin at Turtle Lodge May 10)

The Vision Quest is a rite of passage conducted each spring that enables men and adolescent boys to engage in an ancient ceremony, assisting them in the transition from one life stage to the next, with purpose and meaning. It is true that all men must be initiated by Woman to understand life’s sacredness. And so […]

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May 10, 2017

Makoose Ka Win Rites of Passage for Girls – Turtle Lodge, May 10-14, 2017

Makoose Ka Win are rites of passage that are conducted each spring by the grandmothers at Turtle Lodge, who provide teachings of how to honour and carry oneself as a Woman. Grandmothers Florence Paynter, Katherine Whitecloud, Mary Maytwayashing, Stella Blackbird, Margaret Gardiner and others will lead Makoose Ka Win this year. Any girl or woman can […]

July 8, 2017

Sundance at Turtle Lodge – July 8-12, 2017

Dancers will fast for four days. Camping outside Turtle Lodge only. Location:  Turtle Lodge, Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba Directions: Dates:  July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2017 (Going-in Potluck Feast, Camp Day July 8) Potluck Feasts:  July 8 (5 pm), July 12 (noon) Families & communities are invited to sponsor the Visitors’ Feasts (approx 100 people) […]

October 5, 2017

Chii By Dance (Ancestor Ceremony/Ghost Dance) – Turtle Lodge, October 5 to 8, 2017

The Chii By Ceremony is a ceremony to honour the ancestors and those who have departed.  It takes place in the evenings.  Participants may choose to fast. Location:  Turtle Lodge, Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba.  Click here for directions. Dates:  October 5-8, 2017 Potluck Feasts: October 5, 2017 at 6 pm and Oct 8, 2017 at 9 pm For […]

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