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Nomination Information

The purposes of the Mno-Bmadsen Good Path Awards are to promote those individuals who positively contribute to the Pokagon community through leadership, entrepreneurship, and conducting themselves in the manner of the Seven Grandfather Teachings (Humility, Bravery, Honesty, Wisdom, Truth, Respect, Love). These awards will be presented annually during the Pokagon Economic Gathering (PEG). Mno-Bmadsen currently welcomes nominations for the Good Path Awards in the following categories: Leadership & Entrepreneurship,  and Emerging Leader. PEG registrants may submit up to 2 nominations for each category. Deadline to submit nominations is Oct 10, 2019.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship Nomination
Emerging Leader Nomination

Seven Grandfather Teachings

  1. Wisdom | Mbwakawenewen: To cherish knowledge is to know Wisdom. Wisdom is given by the Creator to be used for the good of the people.

  2. Love | Debandewen: To know peace is to know Love. Love must be unconditional. When people are weak they need love the most.

  3. Respect | WdetenmewenTo honor all creation is to have Respect. All of creation should be treated with respect. You must give respect if you wish to be respected.

  4. Bravery | WedasewenBravery is to face the foe with integrity. To do what is right even when the consequences are unpleasant.

  5. Honesty | KwekwadzewenHonesty in facing a situation is to be brave. Always be honest in word and action. Be honest first with yourself, and you will more easily be able to be honest with others.

  6. Humility | EdbesendowenHumility is to know yourself as a sacred part of Creation. You are equal to others, but you are not better.

  7. Truth | Debwewen: Truth is to know all of these things. Speak the truth. Do not deceive yourself or others.