The Great Lakes Gathering 2016 – Idle No More

Poster.jpgOpen Invitation To Attend & Support:

On behalf of the “Great Nibi Gathering” Planning Committee and with great excitement we are honoured to let you know about an incredible gathering this summer. It will take place at Ojibway Park in Garden River First Nation, Ontario July 14-17, 2016.

We are a group of grassroots community members who have come together to organize The Great Lakes Gathering this coming July at Ojibway Park in Garden Village First Nation. The purpose of this gathering to discuss the many serious issues regarding the health & wellness of the Great Lakes, and what actions can collectively take to preserve them.

We will do this under the guidance of our Elders Council and be holding Ceremony together for the waters of the Great Lakes and for the future generations. We will also be discussing our roles in the Anishinaabe Nation and how that will help to protect the well being and health of the Great Lakes for the generations to come.

We write you this letter as an invitation to attend and to also ask for your support of The Great Lakes Gathering. Support can be offered in the following ways:

  • Monetary Support
  • Gas/Grocery/Hardware store gift cards
  • Letters of endorsement
  • Referrals to potential grassroots funding sources
  • Sharing, Liking & Tweeting of our fundraising links through your social media channels

Monetary donations can be sent to the PayPal ~ Onaman Collective account or by e-transfer to We humbly request donators to include a message “Great Lakes Gathering” using “Onaman” for the password.

Cheques/Gift Cards/Money Orders can be sent payable to Onaman Collective at P.O. Box 215, Cutler, ON, P0P 1B0



The Onaman Collective – On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Great Lakes Gathering 2016