Nii Gaani Aki Inini Presentation at The Walrus Talks Water – Halifax, May 25, 2015

Making Peace with the Land & Putting Spirit Back Into Water By Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man) Delivered At The Walrus Talks Water SPATZ THEATRE, […]

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“Our 7 Ojibway Teachings” Video

Manitoba First Nation Elder Dave Courchene explains the origins and lessons of the First Nation Seven Teachings. The lessons of the Bear Spirit (Courage), the Beaver Spirit (Wisdom), the Eagle […]

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“Speakers of Tomorrow” – Bruthers of Different Muthers (BODM) Official Video (Filmed at Turtle Lodge)

Sharing this music video by BODM (Bruthers of Different Muthers), filmed on location at Turtle Lodge.  A special shout out and Miigwetch to songwriter Michel Lee Bruyere and director Jesse […]

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A Personal Letter from Dave Courchene (Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man), February 19, 2015

LETTER FROM DAVE COURCHENE (NII GAANI AKI ININI – LEADING EARTH MAN) FEBRUARY 19, 2015 I have just received notice from the federal government that they have agreed to provide […]

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Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man (Dave Courchene): “We are the roots, the true leaders and voice of our homeland.”

“As the Original free and independent Peoples of this land, we have the distinction of being the roots of our homeland.  This positions us with the responsibility to be the […]

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The Trail of the Turtle

Editorial by Dave Courchene in Indian Country Today Media Network. “They tried to bury us, but they didn’t know we were seeds – the seeds of the future that carry […]

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Winter Solstice: Welcoming the Return of the Light Across Turtle Island

Winter Solstice: Welcoming the Return of the Light Across Turtle Island Excerpt from article: …Turtle Lodge in what is today Canada is holding a solstice gathering this year. And of […]

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Elders partner with Museum to launch Mikinak-Keya (The Spirit Tour)

News Article Winnipeg – December 10, 2014 – In a unique partnership with Elders, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced a new cultural experience exploring rights and […]

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