'We want to be in control of our own destiny'
Governance guided by the seven sacred teachings of our Elders
Love, Respect, Courage, Honesty, Wisdom, Humility and Truth
To Regain Meaningful Control Over Our Destinies...
"The plan for the four communities is to develop a nation-to-nation, government-to-government relationship with Canada."...Chiefs of Island Lake
A Moment In History Of Our Great Communities
Declaration of Sovereignty, self government and self-determination
A Moment In History
Declaration of the exercise of sovereignty, self-government and self-determination on the 13th day of August, 2019 at the Old Post Kayteh-Wahkahikunink
Video: Island Lake Announces Pulling Out of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO)
Video of Island Lake Anishininew announcing they are pulling out of MKO. Click Here to watch the video
CBC News: Island Lake Pulls Out Of MKO
Four First Nations in the Island Lake region have announced that they are pulling out of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak organization, a political advocacy group that has 30 member communities in Manitoba’s North communities.
The purpose of this website is to inform Island Lake Members, Governments, Partners and Stakeholders the Governance Structure being formed for Island Lake.
Resolution For Governance
Island Lake First Nations Chiefs Sign Resolution after a collective gathering, Buffalo Point, September 6-7, 2018
Meet your Co-Chairs driving forward the establishment of the Island Lake Governance, Jonathan Flett, Executive Director of ILTC and Alex McDougall, Executive Director of FARHA.
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Statement on Precaution and Prevention Measures from the Island Lake First Nation Chiefs
In Oji-Cree Kuhkinuh Ahkoohzewin Oonji Biminigahdeg oohooh maah Canada kihduhki minaan oodoonji gunwawbundaanaawhah oohoowheh oshki Ahkoohzewin Coronavirus. Quaii yuhk ji gunwhehni midziiyun miina gidaawin meewheh iihgaah jii maachih aahyaswaach muchi
We need every member’s participation…stay tuned for surveys and polling in our quest for establishing our new Island Lake Governance – Anishininew Okamawin…
…Co-Chairs Alex McDougall and Jonathan Flett