Consider donating funds to support travel scholarships for Two-Spirit people living HIV and/or HepC, elders, youth, and Indian Residential School and Sixties Scoop survivors.
Consider donating funds to support sweat lodge ceremonies, the pow wow, plant medicine picking, and traditional feasts (ex. bison, fish and corn).
Please make cheques payable to Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc., 455 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5, auspicing organization for the Two-Spirit Gathering 2018. Ka Ni Kanichihk is a registered charity and will be able to provide receipts to individuals making a personal contribution. All revenue will be included in Ka Ni Kanichihk’s annual audited statements. Please reference 2SGATH18 on your contribution.
If you are interested in presenting a workshop at the gathering, please send in the completed form as soon as possible.
Participants arriving in Winnipeg by air will be picked up and driven to the gathering site. Those arriving early will be billeted in Winnipeg if need be.
As there are a limited number of cabin rooms available, gathering participants are encouraged to tent. The weather is quite pleasant in early August.
A minimum of three sweat lodges will be conducted for gathering participants.
The Bannock Point Petroforms are figures laid out on bedrock in the forms of turtles, snakes and humans, and also in abstract patterns. Anishinaabe and other First Nations people believe that they were left here long ago for the benefit of all people that might visit this site to receive their teachings and healing.
Beausejour is a town located in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. It is 46 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, just west of the Canadian Shield and Whiteshell Provincial Park. The French name Beauséjour means "beautiful stay".