Press RELEASES

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

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


That is our utmost concern," he said. "Those are First Nation children and I think that it is imperative that we be included in any talks, any decisions being made on behalf of of First Nation children." https://t.co/608ZIVtQpf

Grand Chief Settee was honoured to bring greetings and welcoming remarks on behalf of MKO to the gala fundraiser for the Sept. 2019 National Gathering of Elders being hosted by Peguis First Nation https://t.co/23ddvV8DXv MKO_North photo

It’s anticipated that there will be over 10k Elders gathering in Winnipeg Sept 2019 for National Gathering of Elders being hosted by Peguis First Nation https://t.co/ry2RSmMQEn MKO_North photo

Today’s joint press release ahead of tomorrow’s meeting between MKO/SCO/MMF and provincial CFS official. MKO media contact is Clyde Flett - 204-390-2702 #mbpoli https://t.co/bA2ZbdTwGE MKO_North photo

Grand Chief Settee, along with @SCOIncMB GC Jerry Daniels, was honoured to be hosted today by @MBMetis_MMF President David Chartrand, to discuss concerns over provincial CFS legislation #mbpoli https://t.co/BH5vmYAGpV MKO_North photo

'Champion' of Indian Day School survivors dead at 67 | CBC News https://t.co/KL8uVcW9sZ