Press RELEASES

Read about our recent press releases and news and media appearances.

April 26, 2019- Shamattawa Missing Person, Randy Redhead

March 29, 2019- MKO Congratulates and Acknowledges Brady Keeper of the Pimicikamak Cree Nation on Making his NHL Debut

March 12, 2019-MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee Statement on the Recommendations of the Special Report of the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth

March 4, 2019- MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee extends condolences to AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas

February 28, 2019- MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee Responds to Justice Committee Testimony of the Honourable Jody Wilson- Raybould

February 28, 2019- MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee Statement on the Tabling of Bill C-92 An Act-Respecting First Nations Inuit Metis Children and Families

February 20, 2019- MKO, MMF, SCO to Meet with Province to Defend Children

February 12, 2019- MKO Press Release Jody Wilson-Raybould Resignation

February 7, 2019- Grand Chief Garrison Settee Responds to CBC Article

January 18, 2019- Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask First Nation Partners Renew Call for Public Inquiry

January 10, 2019 – AMC First Nations Family Advocate Office, Harper/Woods Family

January 10, 2019 – Indigenous Contributions to the Economy

October 17, 2018 – MKO Grand Chief Intends to Represent the North from the North (Thompson Citizen)

October 2, 2018 – MKO hosts Press Conference for Family of Mary Yellowback, MMIWG

September 14, 2018 – GC Settee Press Statement on IIU and OPP Investigation into historical criminal allegations

February 20, 2018 – MKO & Manitoba hosting meeting on Child Welfare Reform that will be first step in fixing system

February 16, 2018 – Change to renewable energy sources could mean a brighter day for diesel-dependent First Nations

February 14, 2018 – New legal framework looks like attempt to turn First Nations into Municipalities

February 9, 2018 – Manitoba First Nation organizations demand justice system issues highlighted by the Gerald Stanley trial be resolved

January 26, 2018 – MKO Willing to Work on CFS Reform with Canada and Manitoba

January 23, 2018 – DELAYING FUNDING VICTIMIZES FIRST NATION CHILDREN

January 10, 2018 – Top Up of Policing Funding Needed and Highlights Past Shortfalls in Proper Policing

January 9, 2018 – New Fibre Optic Cable can improve First Nations’ access to services and markets

December 17, 2017 – An honoured and dedicated Elder and mother is lost with the passing of Sarah Harper

December 12, 2017 – MKO Calls for Equality of Child Services and Effective use of Jordan’s Principle


Time running out on crucial Indigenous rights bills https://t.co/dMIo6CGrVM

"I'm very, very proud of where I'm from" https://t.co/TtBAdqH0On

Florida Panther’s Brady Keeper welcomed home by Pimicikamak Cree Nation https://t.co/cR81DcaFUf

Pimicikamak Cree Nation, along with MKO, welcome @BradyKeeper home following his NHL debut with @FlaPanthers https://t.co/3EiNM6bYEW MKO_North photo

Supreme Court upholds residential school compensation for former student | CBC News https://t.co/HhIMEeNgov

Manitoba chief hopes Senate committee sees link between resource development, violence https://t.co/DZoQoj0WNh