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2805, 2021

MKO Statement on the Discovery of the Remains of 215 Children at the Site of the Former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia

May 28, 2021|Media Releases|

For immediate release May 28, 2021  Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this Read More...

104, 2021

MKO Pleased to Receive Financial Support to Carry Out New Project Focusing on the Role of Indigenous Men and Boys in Building Healthy, Safe Communities

April 1, 2021|Media Releases, MMIWG News|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release April 1, 2021   Read More...

1602, 2021

MKO Update on COVID-19 Outbreak and Vaccines in Northern Manitoba: Mobile Crisis Response Team Available to Assist First Nations During Pandemic

February 16, 2021|Covid-19, Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.  For immediate release February 16, 2021 Treaty Five Read More...

2101, 2021

MKO’s Statement on High Rates of COVID-19 in Northern Manitoba: Placing Blame on First Nations Leadership Harmful During Fight Against Deadly Virus

January 21, 2021|Covid-19, Media Releases|

To read this media release in a PDF format, please click here.     For immediate release January 21, 2021   Read More...

1901, 2021

MKO Update on COVID-19 Vaccines in Northern Manitoba: Northern Chiefs Encourage Citizens to Continue Following Public Health Measures

January 19, 2021|Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release January 19, 2021   Read More...

1401, 2021

MKO Statement on High Rates of COVID-19 in Northern Manitoba: Action Needed to Address Ongoing Systemic Issues Impacting the Health of Northern Citizens

January 14, 2021|Covid-19, Media Releases|

For immediate release January 14, 2021 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is issuing this Read More...

912, 2020

MKO Expects Provincial and Federal Governments to Include First Nations Health Experts from Manitoba in COVID-19 Vaccine Planning

December 9, 2020|Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, Media Releases|

For immediate release December 9, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is issuing this Read More...

2705, 2020

MKO Urges Federal Government to Move Forward on National Action Plan to Address Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls, Two Spirit, and Gender-Diverse People

May 27, 2020|Media Releases|

To view this media release as in a PDF form, please click here.   For immediate release May 27, 2020 Read More...

2301, 2020

MKO Chiefs Establish Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin Inc. as a First Nations Aggregate Entity to Support Health Transformation for The North

January 23, 2020|Media Releases|

For immediate release January 23, 2020   Treaty Five Territory, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak’s (MKO) Chiefs Task Read More...

708, 2019

MKO Statement on the End of Manhunt for Fugitives in Northern Manitoba

August 7, 2019|Media Releases|

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1406, 2019

MKO Supports Call for Justice Demanding Public Inquiry Into Sexual Violence and Racism at Hydroelectric Projects in Northern Manitoba

June 14, 2019|Media Releases, News|

For immediate release June 14, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is supporting Call Read More...

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