September 7, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge – Thursday September 7, 7:30 pm

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Thursday September 7, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available on site and hotels […]

August 9, 2017

Sharing the Sacred Pipe in Unama’ki – Eskasoni Cultural Centre (Nova Scotia), August 9 at 1 pm

An Invitation to Eskasoni in the traditional territory of Unama’ki: Sharing the SACRED PIPE Eskasoni Cultural Centre (Sarah Denny Cultural Centre) August 9, 2017 at 1 pm All are welcome! A pipe that unites the people A pipe that bridges the young people with the elders Taking back what was taken from us – Taking back […]

August 6, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge, Sunday August 6, Potluck Feast starts at 7:30 pm

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Sunday August 6, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available on site and hotels […]

August 6, 2017

EVERY PRAYER MATTERS – A National Day of Prayer & Mindfulness, August 6, 2017 at 9 am

  Why a National Day of Prayer and Mindfulness?  In today’s reality, we struggle with a loss of humanity. We face misunderstanding and violence. Over 2.9 million youth in this country are in a state of depression. Many contemplate suicide. Addiction has become a national issue. As the First Peoples we continue to find ourselves […]

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:  http://www.turtlelodge.org/about/ 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) […]

July 6, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at the Turtle Lodge: July 9, 2017 at 6 pm

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Sunday July 9, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available on site and hotels […]

June 9, 2017

Evening Ceremonies in Ogijida Lodge to honour the Thunderbirds – June 9 to 10, 2017

We will be honouring the spirit of the Thunderbirds.  Dancers may fast if they choose.  Dates:  Dancing/ceremony each evening from 7 pm till 11 or 12 pm, June 9 and 10, 2017. Location:  The Ogijida Lodge is an outdoor lodge just beside the Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba.  Directions Here. Camping:  Camping outside […]

June 9, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at the Turtle Lodge: June 9, 2017 at 6 pm

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Friday June 9, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available on site and hotels […]

May 10, 2017

Warrior Dance (Ogijida Ceremony) – May 10 to 13, 2017

Dancers may fast.  Dancing/ceremony each evening from 7 pm till 11 or 12 pm, beginning May 10. Women and girls may participate in the Grandmother Teachings’ “Coming of Age” young women’s rites of passage inside the Turtle Lodge during the days.  If you plan on attending the women’s rites of passage, please email turtlelodge@mts.net. Location:  […]

May 10, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 6 pm

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Wednesday May 10, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available on site and hotels […]

May 10, 2017

Grandmothers’ Teachings – Young Women’s “Coming of Age” Rites of Passage at Turtle Lodge, May 10-13, 2017

Each spring the Turtle Lodge offers Grandmothers’ Teachings on “Coming of Age” – Young Women’s rites of passage that provide teachings of how to honour and carry oneself as a Woman. Anishinabe, Dakota and Cree Grandmothers Florence Paynter, Katherine Whitecloud, Mary Maytwayashing, Stella Blackbird, Margaret Gardiner and others will lead the Young Women’s Coming of […]

May 10, 2017

Grandmothers’ Teachings – Young Women’s “Coming of Age” Rites of Passage at Turtle Lodge, May 10-13, 2017

Each spring the Turtle Lodge offers Grandmothers’ Teachings on “Coming of Age” – Young women’s rites of passage that provide teachings of how to honour and carry oneself as a Woman. Anishinabe, Dakota and Cree Grandmothers Florence Paynter, Katherine Whitecloud, Mary Maytwayashing, Stella Blackbird, Margaret Gardiner and others will lead the Young Women’s Coming of […]

May 10, 2017

Vision Quest Rites of Passage for Boys – (Begin at Turtle Lodge May 10) – *PLEASE NOTE CHANGE* – Changed to Ogijida Ceremony (Warrior Dance) May 10 to 13, 2017

SPECIAL NOTICE:  Due to a dream received by one of our Elders, instead of going into the Vision Quest, this year the boys and men are being invited into the Ogijida Ceremony (Warrior Dance), taking place May 10-13 at the Turtle Lodge.  Dancers may fast.  Dancing/ceremony each evening from 7 pm till 11 or 12 […]

April 11, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Maango-Debiki Giizis – Loon Moon, Tuesday April 11, 2017

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Maango-Debiki Giizis – Loon Moon, April 11, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available […]

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 | NOMINATED: 2017 GOLDEN SHEAF AWARD AT YORKTON FILM […]

March 12, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Aandego-Debiki Giizis – Crow Moon, Sunday March 12, 2017

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Aandego-Debiki Giizis – Crow Moon, March 12, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available […]

February 15, 2017

Unveiling the Sacred Pipe – February 15 to 16, 2017 at Turtle Lodge

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Unveiling the Sacred Pipe – Turtle Lodge, February 15-16, 2017 A pipe that unites the people A pipe that bridges the young people with the elders Bringing back our way of life Agenda Day 1 – February 15, 2017 Arrival at 9 am Begins at 9:30 am Morning The Sacred […]

February 10, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Makwa-Debiki Giizis – Bear Moon, Friday February 10, 2017

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Makwa-Debiki Giizis – Bear Moon, February 10, 2017 Location At the Turtle Lodge in the Sagkeeng First Nation in southeastern Manitoba: a place built from a vision, with volunteer assistance and which is completely independent from outside organizations, associations and funding. Camping is available […]

February 3, 2017

Windigokon Ceremony – February 3 & 4, 2017

Location:  Turtle Lodge, Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba.  Directions here. Dates:  February 3 & 4, 2017, Starts at 6 pm each evening Potluck Feasts:  February 3, 4 (evenings) People coming to ceremonies are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements, bring a donation for the lodgekeepers and a food dish to share at the Potluck Feasts, their […]

January 12, 2017

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Gitchi Nokoomis Debiki Giizis – Great Grandmother Moon, Thursday January 12, 2017

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Gitchi Nokoomis Debiki Giizis – Great Grandmother Moon, January 12, 2017 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 […]

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