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2020 COVID-19

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin

Another milestone in the fight against COVID-19 was achieved today as the start of the first round of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations began today in Fisher River Cree Nation. Before vaccinations started, ceremony and prayers were taken place to bless the heath care providers giving the vaccinations and to the vaccine its self to provide safety and to give thanks. Elder Stanley John McKay reminded everyone that there are millions […]

todayJanuary 11, 2021 2

2020 COVID-19

Elders & Health Providers to be priority of Fisher River’s 1st Shipment of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

On Thursday January 7, 2021; Fisher River Cree Nation received 190 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. The Vaccine Task Force identified Fisher River as one of four of the prioritized indigenous communities in Manitoba that have personal care homes and/or elder homes within the Nation. Fisher River Cree Nation was one of the first indigenous communities in Manitoba to begin COVID-19 testing locally back in September when the first […]

todayJanuary 8, 2021 3

2020 COVID-19

COVID-19 Security Measures Extended to February 5, 2021

Effective immediately; the Chief & Council have extended all COVID-19 Security Measures until 11:59pm February 5, 2021. **Definition of Immediate Household means all people living in the same family unit.** SECURITY MEASURES: Curfew is 9:00pm – 6:00am, which means all the Checkpoints will be Closed for anyone coming in and going out (exception is made for emergency purposes). A Stay at Home Order is now in place from 10:00pm – 6:00am, which […]

todayJanuary 7, 2021 59

Community News

Appeal Committee Response in the Matter of the Mr. Werstiuk BCR Appeal

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION APPEAL COMMITTEE, 2020-01 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPEAL OF BLAKE WERSTIUK OF THE BAND COUNCIL RESOLUTION OF THE FISHER RIVER CREE NATION DATED DECEMBER 4, 2020. Presiding: Hillary Murdock, Chair and Legal representative Larry Murdock, Community Member Stella Walker, Elder Phoenix Cochrane, Youth Chief David Crate, Council Representative Heard by online videoconference hosted by the Chair on December 22, 2020. Judgement and reasons delivered December […]

todayJanuary 4, 2021 9 2

Community News

LOOKING BACK: Fisher River and the 1918-1919 Influenza Epidemic

Open letter to FRCN Community Members from FRCN Leadership Today, we find ourselves living with many restrictions which have created a stressful environment not only in our homes but as a whole in the community. Please know that you are not alone. We are all feeling the strain of the unknown. Thankfully, we may see an end in sight with the announcement of a vaccine. But there is no given […]

todayDecember 23, 2020 15

Community News

Message of Condolences on the passing of Chief Dave Traverse, Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation

Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN) Chief & Council along with our entire community are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Chief Dave Traverse of Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation. We would like to send our sincere condolences to Chief Traverse’s family and to our neighboring community. Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation under Chief Traverse leadership has worked alongside FRCN on common issues such as environment and government business, fisheries and emergency management […]

todayDecember 9, 2020 8

Community News

Band Council Resolution 264-2020-38

BAND COUNCIL RESOLUTION 264-2020-38 WHEREAS: The Chief and Council of the Fisher River Cree Nation ("FRCN") are the duly elected representatives of the FRCN community and are empowered to make decisions for the benefit of the community and its members, and this Band Council Resolution is made at a duly convened meeting of Chief and Council; WHEREAS: Fisher River Cree Nation By-Law No. 2004-01 was enacted by Chief and Council […]

todayDecember 7, 2020 14 2

Community News

Holiday Administration Office Closure | December 18, 2020 – January 4, 2021

In lieu of cancellation of Christmas Events in the Community, each on-reserve household will be receiving a Turkey Hamper and a Breakfast Hamper. The deliveries will begin on Friday, December 18, 2020. The Christmas Hampers are sponsored by Fisher River Cree Nation, Fisher River Economic Development, First Nation Healing Centre, Fisher River Health Services, Fisher River Board of Education, Fisher River Income Assistance Program and lntertribal Child and Family Services. […]

todayDecember 2, 2020

Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.