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Protecting, promoting, and advancing inherent, Treaty, and

Aboriginal rights of Northern First Nations.

LGBTQ2 Projects Fund: Call for Proposals

May 24, 2022|

Women and Gender Equality (WAGE) Canada is accepting project proposals from legally constituted not-for-profit Canadian organizations that work primarily or entirely with 2SLGBTQQIA+ communities. The objective of the WAGE call for proposals is to support community-informed projects that will address key issues facing LGBTQ2 communities. Funded projects will aim to advance equality for LGBTQ2 people. The Department has indicated it will give priority to projects which: address barriers to equality for underrepresented LGBTQ2 people. This includes LGBTQ2 people who are Indigenous, Black and racialized, seniors, youth, low income, live with a disability, or are members of an official language minority Read More...

Manito Ahbee Festival 2022: MKO Grand Chief Enters Pow Wow Circle as Traditional Dancer

May 24, 2022|

“I was so happy to have the opportunity to do that,” shared Grand Chief Garrison Settee in reference to his first time entering the pow wow circle as a traditional dancer. “I grew up with Pentecostal teachings and I didn’t grow up in a traditional family. Now I am embracing my identity while holding onto the Pentcostal values and teachings as well as embracing my identity as a Muskego Ininiw. There is a balance I have found. I’m thankful to the people who made this possible. I recognize Lisa Meeches, Lee and Sherry Gott, Wab Kinew, Dennis Meeches, Mary Ann Read More...

Career Opportunity: Mobile Crisis Intervention Team Members

May 17, 2022|

To view this employment opportunity in a PDF format, please click here.    Mobile Crisis Intervention Team Member Mobile Crisis Response Team Thompson Sub-Office – 2 Full Time Positions   Are you a Mental Health, Wellness or Crisis Professional, Spiritual or Indigenous Knowledge Keeper or maybe a Psychologist, Social Worker or Psychiatric Nurse who is seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Indigenous people at times of crisis? Are you willing to travel to remote, rural, and fly-in First Nation communities throughout Manitoba? If so, let’s talk! Your opportunity: You will be part of the MKO Read More...

MKO Mission Statement

To maintain, strengthen, enhance, lobby for and defend the interests and rights of First Nation people within its jurisdiction and to promote, develop and secure a standard quality of life deemed desirable and acceptable by its First Nations without limiting the generality of the foregoing and the objectives of MKO.