A Message from Anishinaabe Grandmother Mary Maytwayashing on COVID-19 and the Vaccines

Listen to Anishinaabe Grandmother Mary Maytwayashing, from Lake Manitoba First Nation, on encouraging her family to take the COVID-19 vaccine, the role of individual choice and how a ceremony before she […]

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‘A change of heart’: Indigenous perspectives from the Onjisay Aki Summit on climate change

Recently published in the Climatic Change journal, an article sharing the perspectives of Indigenous Knowledge Keepers and international climate leaders who convened at Turtle Lodge in 2017: ‘A change of heart’: Indigenous […]

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THE TURTLE LODGE CONGRATULATES ERICA MARIE DANIELS, RECIPIENT OF THE 2021 CANADIAN COUNCIL FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS YOUNG ABORIGINAL ENTREPRENEUR AWARD!

CONGRATULATIONS ERICA MARIE DANIELS!FROM THE TURTLE LODGE The Turtle Lodge is so very proud and honoured to share that Erica Marie Daniels, Cree filmmaker from Peguis First Nation, who has worked with […]

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‘Naawi-Oodena’: New beginnings reflected in new name for former Kapyong Barracks, named at Turtle Lodge

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS:  Read article here Former Kapyong barracks renamed Naawi-OodenaBy: Katlyn StreileinFriday, Apr. 23, 2021THE former Kapyong barracks site has a new name, embracing Anishinaabe culture: Naawi-Oodena.Unveiled Thursday, it means […]

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Red Shadow Singers Traditional Drum Songs: Learn the Meaning Behind the Songs

Thank you to all those who came out to watch  The 8th Fire * One Earth * One Whole Circle * Againlast Sunday February 14, and Session 2 of the Red Shadow […]

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The Turtle Lodge partners to launch Wolf Joe – A New Indigenous Animated Series for Kids!

PREMIERING SUNDAY ON TVOKIDS The Turtle Lodge partners to launch Wolf Joe – A New Indigenous Animated Series for Kids CLICK HERE TO WATCH TRAILER The Turtle Lodge takes great pride […]

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The Turtle Lodge and OneRiverProductions Present WORLD PREMIERE OF VisionWalker: December 29, 2020 7:00 pm CST

Airing repeatedly until January 1, 2021With Speeches by Co-Directors Kara Rhodes and Elder Dr. Dave Courchene, and Narrator of Film, Grandmother Katherine WhitecloudFar from the headlines and city lights, a […]

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LIGHTING THE SACRED FIRE IN OUR HEARTS

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Building on power of spirituality, tradition Orianna Courchene, 66, helped found renowned Turtle Lodge, Indigenous women’s ceremony

Click here to view article: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/building-on-power-of-spirituality-tradition-572546141.html By: Katie May Posted: 09/26/2020 4:00 AM Winnipeg Free Press Orianna Courchene, who died in February at the age of 66, mentored women for […]

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The Late Elder Robin Greene

Episode 1- (At the 2nd Annual Igniting the Fire Gathering, 2007) Ma-Chi-BinessMoose DodemMay 16, 1932 – April 25, 2009Ma-Chi-Biness, the Late Elder Chief Robin Greene from Shoal Lake (Iskatewizaagegan) #39 First Nation, […]

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