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Recent Posts from MKO

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  • For Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) or Grand Chief Garrison Settee, please contact Melanie Ferris by phone at 204-612-1284 or by email.
  • For Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin (KIM) or Dr. Barry Lavallee, please contact Annica Ramkissoon by phone at 204-770-4761 or by email.
1801, 2022

MKO Commends Staff Sergeant Shayne Smith for Service to Northern Manitoba First Nations: RCMP Long Service Medal Awarded in Recognition of Commitment

January 18, 2022|Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release January 18, 2022   Read More...

1001, 2022

Statement About the Ongoing Closure of the Leaf Rapids Health Centre: MKO Extremely Concerned about Safety of Citizens who Need Health Services

January 10, 2022|Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release January 10, 2022   Read More...

701, 2022

Northern Leaders Emphasize Importance of Proactive Measures on One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccines Arriving in Manitoba First Nations

January 7, 2022|Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, Media Releases|

For a PDF version of this media release, please click here. For immediate release January 7, 2022   Treaty Five Read More...

1612, 2021

MKO Missing and Murdered Women and Girls Liaison Unit Receives a Nation-Directed Approach and Activities to End Gender-Based Violence and Implement the Calls for Justice

December 16, 2021|Media Releases, MMIWG News|

For immediate release December 16, 2021 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – At the November 16-18, 2021, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. Read More...

1312, 2021

Support for Indigenous-Led Consultation and Engagement: Achieving the Objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act

December 13, 2021|News|

Consultation, cooperation, and engagement on an action plan to achieve the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights Read More...

312, 2021

MKO calls for an Inquiry into systemic failures of the Manitoba Justice System related to the lack of action against Peter Nygard to ensure fair and equitable justice to victims and survivors of gender-based violence

December 3, 2021|Media Releases|

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2010, 2021

RCMP “D” Division Community & Indigenous Policing Services are recruiting for the Commanding Officer’s Youth Committee: Apply by October 31, 2021

October 20, 2021|News|

The Community Indigenous Policing Services are now recruiting for their 2021-2022  Commanding Officer’s Youth Committee (COYC). The RCMP "D" Division Read More...

510, 2021

MKO Applauds Federal Court of Canada’s Decision to Dismiss Government of Canada’s Challenge to First Nations Child Welfare Compensation Orders Issued by Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

October 5, 2021|Media Releases|

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1709, 2021

Interim Public Health Advice: Public Health Measures in Indoor Public Settings to Support First Nations in Response to Delta and Other Highly Transmissible COVID-19 Variants of Concern

September 17, 2021|News|

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has shared interim public health advice intended for ISC-FNIHB health workers who provide services to First Read More...

209, 2021

September 2, 2021|News|

September 2, 2021   The Honourable Alan Lagimodiere Minister of Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Rom 301 Legislative Building 450 Read More...

2008, 2021

MKO Grand Chief’s Letter to Minister Alan Lagimodiere Requesting Support For Youth Wellness in Northlands Denesuline First Nation

August 20, 2021|Health and Wellness, News|

August 20, 2021   The Honourable Alan Lagimodiere Minister of Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Rom 301 Legislative Building 450 Read More...

2406, 2021

Joint Statement from SCO and MKO: Reflections on Residential Schools in Manitoba Following Latest Discovery of Children Buried at Residential School Site

June 24, 2021|Media Releases|

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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...