‘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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Elder Dave Courchene) speaks at Town Hall for Environmental Law, University of Winnipeg – November 9, 2016 (View Video at 1:00:00 to 1:16:15)

Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Elder Dave Courchene) spoke November 9, 2016 to a standing ovation at the University of Winnipeg, Eckhardt Hall at a Town Hall for Environmental Law. You […]

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Onjisay Aki – The Earth is Changing and So Must We

DAVE COURCHENE (LEADING EARTH MAN) shares the meaning of Onjisay Aki. As the Original Peoples, we have lived here in our homeland for tens of thousands of years. Our Earth […]

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Onjisay Aki Youth Climate Summit Keynote by Co-Chair Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie – Sept 16, 2016

  The Onjisay Aki Youth Climate Summit led by the First Peoples took place at Turtle Lodge from September 16-19, 2016. On the eve of International Peace Day (September 21, […]

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Great Binding Law to be raised with the lifting of the Totem Pole at Turtle Lodge: September 6, 2016

With events beginning this afternoon at 3 pm at The Forks, Winnipeg… Welcoming the Totem Pole to Manitoba this week to its final permanent site at Turtle Lodge, Knowledge Keepers […]

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Official Release of Music Video & Single “Arctic Mistress” by Survivorman Les Stroud

  How many people knew that the well-known star of Survivorman – Les Stroud – is a talented singer and songwriter… Les has just released the first single and music […]

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Dave Courchene & Mary Maytwayashing Opening and Water Song at Canadian Association of Police Chiefs National Conference – Winnipeg, May 31, 2016

DAVE COURCHENE – NII GAANI BENEHSI-NII GAANI AKI ININI (LEADING THUNDERBIRD-LEADING EARTH MAN) OPENING PRESENTATION & MARY MAYTWAYASHING – ZOONGI GABAWI OZAWA KINEW IKWE (STRONG STANDING GOLDEN EAGLE WOMAN) WATER […]

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