Indigenous African Poverty

Here’s a great article on Indigenous African Poverty as discussed at the World Religions Summit. Minister spotlights African povertyWinnipeg Free Press – PRINT EDITION As an African woman attending this week’s World Religions Summit at the University of Winnipeg, Rev. Suzanne Membe Matale is convinced the issues affecting her people are issues for everyone. “Our […]

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World Religions Summit set to open with a call to honor water and Mother Earth

World Religions Summit set to open with a call to honor water and Mother Earth(June 18, 2010) – Anishnabe elder and spiritual leader, Dave Courchene, will open the World Religions Summit 2010 – Interfaith Leaders in the G8 Nations with a message of peace, prayer and a call to action. The summit is being held […]

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Founder of Turtle Lodge opens G8 World Religions Summit

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Anishnabe elder and spiritual leader Dave Courchene will open the G8 World Religions Summit with a message of peace, prayer and a call to action.  The summit, attended by nearly 100 world religious leaders, is being held from June 21 to 23 at the University of Winnipeg.             Courchene, also known as […]

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BP spill symbolizes humanity’s failure to respect the planet

Please read more about my thoughts on the Oil Spill in the Winnipeg Free Press. Spiritual leader says BP spill symbolizes humanity’s failure to respect the planetWinnipeg Free Press – ONLINE EDITION WINNIPEG–The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico symbolizes humanity’s failure to respect the planet, an Anishnabe spiritual leader says. Dave Courchene, […]

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The Great Turning Film: David Courchene on Vision Quests

http://www.TheGreatTurningFilm.org – In this film clip, David Courchene speaks about knowing one’s life purpose and harnessing the energy and passion among young people for the change that’s needed in today’s world.

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Canada’s First Nations Leader Reaches Out to Muslims

Canada’s First Nations Leader Reaches Out to Muslims(June 23, 2009) – One of Canada’s First Nations Elders and spiritual leaders, Dave Courchene Jr from the Anishnabe Nation, Eagle Clan, met with Imams and Muslim leaders in Toronto last Friday seeking to establish a relationship with Canada’s Muslims and to work for restoring sacredness in people’s […]

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The 8th Fire Gathering 2008

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLNfVGCvGM0&feature=related[/tube] On September 12-14, 2008, Sacred Earth Network organized an event in northern Massachusetts. They brought together Native American elders and local sustainability enthusiasts to discuss how to go forward, in a good way, for the Earth and for the children. The ‘Eighth Fire’ is a term that arose from the teachings of the Seven […]

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Whiteshell petroforms native treasure

Whiteshell petroforms native treasureBANNOCK POINT — The largest and perhaps oldest aboriginal petroforms in North America sit in the heart of Whiteshell Provincial Park. Yet, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single aboriginal person within 100 kilometres of that site on any given summer day, when some 3,000 cottage owners have the run of the […]

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