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CBC NEWS BLOG | A non-Indigenous reporter’s first sacred pipe ceremony

‘It was powerful because of what I witnessed,’ says CBC North’s Alyssa Mosher By Alyssa Mosher, CBC News | Posted: Mar 20, 2017 7:38 AM CT | Last Updated: Mar 20, 2017 7:38 AM CT Read CBC Story here Tents in Dettah, N.W.T., during the On the Land Summit this month. Being on the land is […]

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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 […]

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Sacred Pipe Ceremony Promotes Healing through Cultural Revitalization

Painting by Henry Guimond, Turtle Lodge March 13, 2017, Somba K’e, Denendeh — A Sacred Pipe will be arriving in Dettah, Northwest Territories this weekend to bring spiritual, emotional, physical and mental wellbeing to the people of the North as part of a cultural revitalization movement being led by a Circle of Elders from across […]

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Nii Gaani Aki Inini Keynote at Canadian Parks Conference 2017 – Banff Centre, March 8, 2017

Spiritual Connection to Land and Reconciliation Keynote Address:  Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Leading Earth Man) – Dave Courchene Canadian Parks Conference 2017 The Banff Centre – March 8, 2017 Our survival depends upon each of us finding the way to live from the heart. Everything begins with spirit and this is where we must begin.  […]

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Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Holders from the Four Directions Make Joint Statement in Ottawa — November 24, 2016

STATEMENT OF ELDERS AND KNOWLEDGE HOLDERS November 24, 2016 – Ottawa On November 24-25th, 2016, a group of Elders and Knowledge Holders from First Nations from all four directions from across Canada met in Ottawa to discuss First Nation health and wellness broadly, with specific focus on the Health Accord. The following statement came out […]

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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 […]

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Indigenous Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers share at Special Chiefs Assembly on Climate Change & the Environment

ON NOVEMBER 30, 2016, Manitoba Indigenous  Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers shared the Great Binding Law and a strong message at the Special Chiefs Assembly on Climate Change and the Environment in Winnipeg.     As invited by Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Derek Nepinak to lead and guide the people, Manitoba Elders and […]

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CNN at Turtle Lodge: Back to the beginning – The sweat lodge ceremony, as intended

CNN Video:  A sweat lodge gives a woman a second chance at life.

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