Northern Urban Reserves, Municipalities, and Economic Development Forum
April 9th and 10th 2019
At the TRCC in Thompson, MB
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For more information please click the button below to view the whole poster.
Child Welfare Transformation Forum
March 26 and 27, 2019
Polo Park Holiday Inn, Winnipeg, MB
This forum will provide the opportunity for front-line workers, youth, elders and community leaders to share their experiences, knowledge and traditions on First Nation child and family matters.
Please see full poster for registration details.
Working with Northern First Nations to maintain, strengthen, protect and develop political, economical, judicial, social, language and cultural, policies, inherent treaty and Aboriginal rights and to enhance quality of life while advancing the powers, authority and autonomy of Indigenous governments.
Happy International Women’s Day from the Leadership of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc.Posted by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. on Friday, March 8, 2019
Grand Chief Garrison Settee on International Women’s Day.
Here you go as requested. Shamattawa Chief and council, band staff do Ice Road Challenge. Garrison Settee MKO Youth Of The North. Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Eli Hill Leo ReedheadPosted by Eric Redhead on Thursday, February 28, 2019
Grand Chief Garrison Settee, challenged by Chief Eric Redhead, does his #IceRoadChallenge in Winnipeg on the Red River. He now challenges SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels and AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas to do the Ice Road Challenge!Posted by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. on Friday, March 1, 2019
1st Video- Bunibonibee Cree Nation Chief Tim Muskego, alongside Councillor Tessa Weenusk and Councillor Luke Muskego jigging on the Knee Lake Ice Road for the #IceRoadChallenge. He challenges all of the MKO Chiefs to jig on the ice for the Ice Road Challenge, too.
2nd Video- Shamattawa First Nation Chief Eric Redhead and Council, with band staff all jigging for the #IceRoadChallenge. He challenges MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee.
3rd Video- MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee does his #IceRoadChallenge Red River jig on the Red River in response to challenge from Chief Redhead. Grand Chief Settee challenges SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels and AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas to do the challenge next.
Grand Chief Bulletin
January 22, 2019
Prior to the opening of today’s Chiefs Assembly on Health Transformation, which is being held in Thompson in Treaty 5 on the traditional territory of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Grand Chief Settee was honoured to be bestowed through ceremony with his Chief’s headdress. Led by Elder Ed Azure, with support from Chief Marcel Moody of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation and Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, the ceremony acknowledged the history, teachings, significance, and responsibilities of the leader bestowed with the traditional headdress.
Incorporated in 1981 as the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO),
MKO is a non-profit, political advocacy organization that provides a
collective voice on issues of inherent, Treaty, aboriginal and human rights
for the citizens of the 26 sovereign First Nations we represent. The MKO
First Nations are signatory to Treaties 4, 5, 6 and 10.
Fax: (204) 927-7509
Toll Free: 1-800-442-0488
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2B3
Fax: (204) 778-7655
Toll Free: 1-800-442-0488
Thompson MB R8N 0M5