Long Plain’s Jerry Daniels to continue as SCO Grand Chief by Acclamation

Grand Chief Jerry Daniels of Southern Chiefs’ Organization will serve three more years as leader. He was acclaimed on Thursday, January 9. The swearing-in ceremony took place at Dakota Tipi First Nation. Chief Garnet Woodhouse of Pinaymootang First Nation, Chief Cornell McLean of Lake Manitoba First Nation, and Chief Deborah Smith of Brokenhead Ojibway Nation…

Canada and Treaty One First Nations sign Comprehensive Settlement Agreement for Kapyong Barracks

Canada and Treaty One First Nations sign Comprehensive Settlement Agreement for Kapyong Barracks   August 30, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces   In the spirit of collaboration and renewed relationships, the Government of Canada and the Treaty One First Nations today signed a Comprehensive Settlement Agreement for the former Kapyong Barracks…

FIRST LOOK: Vision for Kapyong Barracks

OTTAWA — The abandoned Kapyong Barracks lands could include a daycare, hotel, Indigenous hospice, war museum and gas bar, according to initial renderings of how local First Nations envision the site. Renderings commissioned by Treaty One First Nations show the the 160-acre site could also include sports facilities and mixed-use buildings, in the first detailed…

ITS OFFICIAL: Treaty 1 & Canada Sign Kapyong Barracks Agreement

Through the smoke of burning sage and sweetgrass the future of the Kapyong Barracks site in south Winnipeg became a little clearer Wednesday morning. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr (Winnipeg South Centre) — Manitoba’s lone member of cabinet — and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan gathered with 10 First Nations Chiefs and Grand Chiefs at Assiniboia…