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Fisher River wins 2018 Sustainable Community Award

MANITOBA CELEBRATES 2018 EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD WINNERS UPDATED JANUARY 9, 2020 Thank you Minister Guillemard for a great meeting with Fisher River Cree Nation to discuss our initiative to protect our lands and waters for all Manitobans. Minister Guillemard presented Fisher River Cree Nation with an excellence in sustainability award in recognition of its efforts to establish protected areas, along with innovations such as the largest solar farm in […]

todayJanuary 8, 2020 80

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Fisher River Member Art Exhibition Launched at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Canadian Cree artist will have his exhibition launched Thursday at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Toronto-based artist Kent Monkman, whose work looks to paint a bold re-evaluation of history from an Indigenous perspective, now has his art front and centre at The Met’s main entrance. The installation, titled “mistikôsiwak” (“Wooden Boat People”), is part of a commissioned series by The Met that invites modern-day artists to create new pieces of work to […]

todayDecember 21, 2019 30

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Community Memo: Gifts & Giveaway and VLT Individual & Group Sponsorship Budget's

The Budget for individual and group sponsorship has been fully utilized for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Administration will no longer be accepting applications. Applications will be accepted for the 2020-2021 fiscal year starting April 1, 2020. As well; the Budget for Gifts & Giveaway's has been fully utilized for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Administration will no longer be making purchases for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Thank You for your cooperation […]

todayDecember 16, 2019 4

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Christmas Holiday Office Closure

Christmas Holiday Office Closure In recognition of the Christmas Holiday Season, the Fisher River Cree Nation Administration Office will be closed at 12:00pm on Friday December 20, 2019 and will re-open at 8:30am Monday January 6, 2020. For those on Social Assistance, the Social Assistance Program will be distributing cheques on Monday December 30, 2019 between the hours of 8:30am - 3:30pm. For Work Orders, emergency repairs include NO HEAT […]

todayDecember 5, 2019 5

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Fisher River Cree Nation English-Cree Cookbook launches

Building upon the long-term partnership between University of Winnipeg and Fisher River Cree Nation; Fisher River Health Services and Faculty members and students from Indigenous Studies and University of Winnipeg have been working together on Revitalization of traditional food project since October 2012. One of the outcomes of the project was a community food security manual ‘The forgotten traditional foods of Fisher River’ which was officially launched in Fisher River […]

todayDecember 2, 2019 215 2

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Reyce Cochrane to be Fisher River's first Doctor of Dentistry

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 — Reyce Cochrane was excited when he put on his white coat at the Opening Assembly for the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry and the School of Dental Hygiene on Sept. 5. He thought about how hard he worked to get into dental school and how it all paid off. His inspiration to work tirelessly in school came from his grandfather, Harold Cochrane. “Even though my grandpa had a terrible experience with […]

todayNovember 12, 2019 61

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Mental & Wellness Support Services Available

Fisher River Cree Nation has a Mental Health Wellness Team (MHWT) that is available to help individuals that may be experiencing feelings out of the ordinary, the MHWT ts here to support you through this difficult time by offering mental health counselling or one to one debnefing. If you want to reach out to a team member for support, "we are here for you". Contacts: Carol Cochrane - 204-308-1842 Madeline […]

todayOctober 17, 2019 64 1

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Clarification on Grocery Cards & Purchase Orders

CLARIFICATION ON GIFT CARDS AND FISHER RIVER GROCERY PURCHASE ORDERS: A $250.00 grocery card will be provided to every head of household (ie. Family) to help offset the food cost. The band will also provide an additional $100.00 Purchase Order that will be provided to every head of household (ie. Family) residing in the reserve 18 years and older. The $100.00 Purchase Order will be issued today from 10:00am to […]

todayOctober 17, 2019 1

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.