“A Time to Change” – A Presentation on Behalf of the Giigewigamig Elders Council and Traditional Healing Centre

“A Time to Change” PRESENTATION BY ELDER DAVE COURCHENE (Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man) On Behalf of Giigewigamig Elders’ Council and Traditional Healing Centre 2017 QUALITY IMPROVEMENT & PATIENT SAFETY CONFERENCE – INTERLAKE-EASTERN HEALTH AUTHORITY Canad Inns Polo Park April 23, 2017 As a newly formed initiative that we refer to as […]

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With all eyes on them, Sagkeeng First Nation mourns – WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, April 28, 2017

SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, Man. — It’s a cold day for a vigil. The smoke from the sacred fire is sweet and thick but the wind that chases it is bitter, so the women tending the flames wear thick pants under ceremonial skirts. Yet it is peaceful here, on the hem of the highway, just beside […]

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Giigewigamig First Nation Health Authority honoured by Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority CEO’s Award for Community Leadership

Elder Burma Bushie stands in front of the Star Blanket that was awarded to her by Ron Van Denakker, CEO of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority on October 6, 2016. * The Giigewigamig First Nation Regional Health Authority was honoured last fall by the Interlake-Eastern RHA as the recipient of the CEO’s award for community […]

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Erica Daniels Film Screening of “Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle” – Saturday April 8 at The Fort Garry

  A truly beautiful evening of film, featuring Cree director Erica Daniels’ Mikinakay – Trail of the Turtle, took place Saturday evening at The Fort Garry Hotel. Click here for Film trailer. The film contains a very special message for the youth.  It highlights the importance of rites of passage for youth entering adulthood – […]

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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 Robertson) took place at the Eckhardt Gramatte Hall at the University of Winnipeg.  A number of witnesses to and writers of the original Wahbung 1971 […]

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‘Mikinakay: Trail of the Turtle’ Nominated for 2017 Golden Sheaf Award at Yorkton Film Festival

  We are proud to announce that director Erica Daniels’ film Mikinakay: Trail of the Turtle was nominated for a 2017 Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton Film Festival in the Documentary Arts and Culture category. Congratulations Erica!!! Mikinakay: Trail of the Turtle will be showing at the Fort Garry Hotel this Saturday night – […]

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Sagkeeng’s missing and murdered Indigenous women honoured with ceremony at Turtle Lodge – March 29, 2017

TURTLE LODGE, SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, MANITOBA — Community members gathered with the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls from Sagkeeng First Nation on Wednesday March 29, 2017, to honour those who were lost with a traditional ceremony.  A special starblanket – commissioned and shared in their honour – will reside permanently at […]

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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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