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  • Medicine Teachings with Knowledge Council Members

    Medicine Teachings with Knowledge Council Members0

    Treaty 2 Territory – Giche Manitou Wiitigaan ‘The Creator’s Garden, is the teaching of the natural Mishikiki (medicine) and their purpose. On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the FNT2T Knowledge Council members requested a day of medicine teachings. Members were gathered in Skownan First Nation and received teachings from Life Long Learning Lodge Keeper Allen Sutherland

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  • Year of Treaty 1 & 2: Thursday August 3, 1871

    Year of Treaty 1 & 2: Thursday August 3, 18710

    PICTURE of  Ka-ke-ka-penais (Bird Forever) – William Pennefather, Fort Alexander Band (now Sagkeeng) Thursday, 3 August 1871 THE TREATY IS SIGNED. The reporter noted that the Commissioner promised a gratuity of $3 per capita, a pair of oxen for each reserve, and buggies for each chief. The treaty itself marked only a slight change from

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  • Year of Treaty 1 & 2: Tuesday August 1, 1871

    Year of Treaty 1 & 2: Tuesday August 1, 18710

    Tuesday, 1 August 1871 Two further days of reflection on the proposals did not ease Indian concerns. Ay-ee-ta-pe-pe-tung could not “see anything in it to benefit my children. This is what frightens me.” He seemed confused about the concepts of ownership of property. More importantly, he saw no willingness on the part of the government

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