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 […]

December 20, 2016

A Call to the Nation by Elders from the Four Directions to Light the Sacred Fires of Prayer for the Youth: Winter Solstice — December 21, 2016

A Call to the Nation by Elders from the Four Directions to Light the Sacred Fires of Prayer for the Youth Winter Solstice (Longest Night of the Year) December 20-21, 2016 WELCOMING THE NEW SUN Light the Sacred Fire in your Home Community at Sunrise December 21, 2016 On November 24-25th, 2016, a group of […]

December 20, 2016

Winter Solstice Ceremony and Sweat Lodge – Turtle Lodge, December 20-21, 2016

Lighting the Sacred Fires of Prayer for the Youth Winter Solstice (Longest Night of the Year) December 20-21, 2016 WELCOMING THE NEW SUN Join us at Turtle Lodge for our Winter Solstice Ceremonies beginning December 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm Sweat Lodge at 8 pm at the Sagkeeng Health Centre (new building) – Directions below* […]

December 13, 2016

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Manito-Debiki Giizoons – Little Spirit Moon, Tuesday 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 […]

November 27, 2016

A Gathering of Mide Aniicinabe Akiing (Kind-Hearted People of the Land): Turtle Lodge, Sunday November 27, 2016

ANNOUNCING:  A GATHERING OF MIDE ANIICINABE AKIING “Kind-Hearted People of the Land” WHERE:  Turtle Lodge, Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba.  Directions here. WHEN:     Sunday November 27, 2016 from 10 am to 6 pm WHAT:     Teachings will be shared on our way of life, as we strengthen our nationhood together. BRING:    Youth encouraged to attend!  Please bring […]

November 18, 2016

A Public Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Event – Sharing Indigenous Knowledge on Survival in Times of Climate Change: Turtle Lodge, November 18, 2016

Download Poster Here for Printing Media Release Invitation from The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Date November 18, 2016, 9:30 to 4 pm Location Turtle Lodge (Sagkeeng, Manitoba), 47071-F Hwy 11, Fort Alexander (1 hour north of the City of Winnipeg) Directions and Accommodation Info Click Here. Registration There is no need to register – simply […]

November 14, 2016

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Gashkadin-Debiki Giizis – Freezing Moon, November 14, 2016

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Gashkadin-Debiki Giizis – Freezing Moon, November 14, 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 Time […]

October 17, 2016

Strengthening the Spirit of Nationhood – A Gathering of Knowledge Keepers and Youth at Turtle Lodge, October 17-18, 2016

Invitation from Turtle Lodge SPIRIT – NATURE’S LAWS – MIDE AKI (MOTHER EARTH) – IDENTITY – CULTURE – MANITOU API – LANGUAGE – TURTLE ISLAND On September 23, 2016, the Turtle Lodge hosted a Working Group meeting with a number of communities represented to discuss how to take care of Manitou Api – the sacred […]

October 16, 2016

Chii By Dance (Ancestor Ceremony/Ghost Dance) – Turtle Lodge, October 16 to 19, 2016

Elder Allan White shared a dream about MMIWG, as well as boys and men who have gone missing or who were murdered, at the Onjisay-Aki Youth Climate Summit led By First Peoples at Turtle Lodge September 16-19, 2016. The Elders have called for a special ceremony to honour the spirits that have been lost and […]

October 15, 2016

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Binaakwe-Debiki Giizis – Falling Leaves Moon, October 15, 2016

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Binaakwe-Debiki Giizis – Falling Leaves Moon, October 15, 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 […]

September 16, 2016

Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge: Waatebagaawe-Debiki Giizis – Leaves of Colour Moon, September 16, 2016

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Full Moon Ceremony at Turtle Lodge:  Waatebagaawe-Debiki Giizis- Leaves of Color Moon, September 16, 2016 This Full Moon Ceremony will correspond with the Onjisay-Aki Youth Climate Summit and the 11th Annual Igniting the Fire Gathering, taking place September 16-19 at Turtle Lodge. Ogokiinooniiwen-Thirteen Moons Anishnabe peoples follow the 13 Moons […]

September 16, 2016

11th Annual Igniting the Fire Gathering (Focus: ONJISAY AKI) – Turtle Lodge and Manitou Api, September 16-19, 2016

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge 11th Annual Igniting the Fire Gathering ONJISAY AKI – “THE EARTH IS CHANGING” Click here for details. The Youth will come together with the Knowledge Keepers of our Nations to discuss issues of Climate Change. What is Onjisay-Aki? What is the Igniting the Fire Gathering? The Turtle Lodge is responsible […]

September 16, 2016

Onjisay-Aki Youth Climate Summit – Turtle Lodge, September 16-19, 2016 (Camp Day Sept 15)

Invitation from the Turtle Lodge Onjisay-Aki Youth Climate Summit As Indigenous People, the Turtle Lodge is leading a Youth Summit on Climate Change, one that connects Indigenous and non-Indigenous Youth with Knowledge Keepers, and brings out knowledge of living in balance with nature’s laws. Learn more about the Indigenous protocols and teachings on making an […]

September 6, 2016

Totem Pole Journey and Final Raising of the Totem Pole at Turtle Lodge – September 6, 2016

TOTEM POLE JOURNEY RAISING THE TOTEM POLE:  TURTLE LODGE, SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, MANITOBA – SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 AT 9 AM ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON CLIMATE CHANGE:  TURTLE LODGE – SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 FROM 9 AM TO 4:30 PM All Are Invited   Schedule of Events September 5, 2016 3:30 pm at Oodena Circle, Winnipeg – Totem […]

September 5, 2016

Totem Pole Journey, Panel Discussion at Thunderbird House, Winnipeg – Monday September 5, 2016 @ 5-8 pm

Join these Indigenous Speakers as we welcome the Totem Pole on the final leg of its journey! Speakers include: Winona LaDuke, Rueben George, Serge Simon, Dave Courchene, Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Phil Lane Jr., Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie Click Here for more information on the Final Raising of the Totem Pole September 6 at Turtle Lodge, and a Round […]

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