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.

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If you plan to home school your child

If you plan to home school your child

This information from the PRCT was originally in a poster PDF format. To view in a PDF format, please click here.    Tips for Starting Research – read articles, books, watch videos, join Facebook groups Get support though Manitoba Association of Home Schoolers...

If you test positive for COVID-19

If you test positive for COVID-19

This information from the PRCT was originally in a poster PDF format. To view in a PDF format, please click here.  Credit for this post goes to Dr. Sabina Ijaz.   In the event that you become sick with COVID, or someone within your community does, it is good to...

Travel Restrictions to Northern Manitoba

Travel Restrictions to Northern Manitoba

NOTE: A previous version of this web page incorrectly stated that the public health orders restricting travel would be going into effect on Thursday, September 3. The page has since been updated to display the correct information.   On Friday, September 4, the...

April 2020:

Did you know? MKO has a COVID-19 webpage where you can find regular updates. Visit the webpage on a regular basis to find information on various funding opportunities; health resources; helpful links; media releases and updates; links to news stories featuring MKOvideo messages; public service announcements; and resources for First Nations. Find Grand Chief Garrison Settee’s special musical message for front line workers on our webpage or on Youtube.

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
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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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MKO’s Mobile Crisis Response Team has organized a healing walk for Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) today, Friday, September 18, 2020. It starts at 3pm at Mile 5 Big Eddy Hill.

Please keep OCN in your thoughts and prayers. #MKONorth

If you become sick with COVID, or someone within your community does, it is good to have a plan.

Our website has some information on what to do if you test positive for #COVID19: http://mkonation.com/if-you-test-positive-for-covid-19/ #MKONorth

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