ICTMN Staff
2/3/13
Anishinaabe Elder Dave Courchene, founder of the Turtle Lodge, has long said that the 8th Fire has been lit, the one that foretold the drawing together of all peoples and the revel...
Steven Newcomb
6/21/12
From May 24 through 27, 2012, Valerie Taliman and I attended the Gathering of Wisdom Keepers, organized by Anishnaabe spiritual leader Dave Courchene and the Turtle Lodge , which i...
ICTMN Staff
5/24/12
Preceding his meeting with First Nations leaders on May 22, Prince Charles participated in a smudging ceremony conducted by elder Dave Courchene, winner of this year’s Indspire (Ab...
ICTMN Staff
5/13/12
The discovery of a Mayan calendar that blows away all new-agey notions of an impending apocalypse on December 21, 2012, notwithstanding, we are not in the clear yet...
ICTMN Staff
4/28/12
Turtle Lodge, the institution of learning on the Sagkeeng First Nation lands in what is today Manitoba, is summoning all would-be volunteers for the May 24–27 Wisdom Keepers gather...
ICTMN Staff
3/15/12
With all the talk lately of Maya-predicted doom , and the scientific naysaying of same , one wonders where, if anywhere, the grain of truth lies...
ICTMN Staff
2/20/12
As aboriginals wait to see what actions or changes, if any, will come out of the Crown–First Nations Gathering that took place on January 24, their leaders have upped the pressure ...
ICTMN Staff
6/22/12
June 21 was National Aboriginal Day in Canada, as well as the first full day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, a fitting day for the Turtle Lodge’s call to prayer for water...