KTC Ice Fishing Derby


Keewatin Tribal Council will be holding their 40th Anniversary Ice Fishing Derby on March 16th, 2019 from 12 noon until 4 pm at Ospwagan Lake.

Please see the poster below for more details. 

Winterfest 2019


February 22, 23 and 24, 2019 at the Thompson Regional Community Centre

Join us throughout the weekend for games, snacks, entertainment and lots of winter fun!

For the weekend’s schedule and information on the Youth 4 on 4 Road Hockey Tournament or the Ultimate Family Trapper Games please click the button below. 


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.

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.

About MKO

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.

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