Wiikwemkoong has protocols in place to minimize community access

Heat Security’s Noah Peltier, left, and Evanson Peltier, right, flank Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service Constable Taylor Peltier at Wiikwemkoong’s border checkpoint. photo by Warren Schlote

WIIKWEMKOONG - Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, Manitoulin’s largest community, is in its first week of living under a travel order and the community has come together to make its new reality work to help keep its citizens safe, says Ogimaa Duke Peltier.

Last Monday, April 6 Wiikwemkoong chief and council declared a state of emergency for its territory which also included a travel order, restri...

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