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Sixties Scoop Class Action Settlement | August 30, 2019 Deadline

Please be informed that the Sixties Scoop Class Action individual payment application deadline for any of your citizens is August 30, 2019. The Sixties Scoop Class Action involves any First Nation citizen whom, between January 1, 1951 and December 31, 1991, loss their cultural identity because they were adopted or made a permanent ward, and was place in the care of non-First Nation foster or adoptive parents in Canada. Depending […]

todayAugust 28, 2019 12

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David Crate retains position of Chief for 9th Straight Term, Three Incumbents retain position and one newly Elected Councillor.

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION, MB – AUGUST 24, 2019 –  Members of the Fisher River Cree Nation have elected Chief David Crate, with three incumbents; Darrell Thaddeus, Carl Cochrane and Vince Crate remaining along with newly elected Councillor, Josh Sinclair. To the Office of Chief: David Crate – 547 Votes This marks Chief Crates 9th straight term as Chief and 13th total; David also served as Councillor for a total […]

todayAugust 24, 2019 13

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Fisher River University of Manitoba Student overcoming Challenges

Courtesy of Winnipeg Free Press During her first year of medical school, Brooke Cochrane received a diagnosis of her own: imposter syndrome. Cochrane, a member of the Fisher River Cree Nation, said being an Indigenous medical student comes with its challenges. However, her Indigenous mentor and classmates made her feel comfortable carrying a stethoscope. "I was very happy to know there were other people like me in the class," said […]

todayAugust 1, 2019 54

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List of Candidates for Chief & Council – 2019 General Elections

July 18, 2019 Be advised as follows: Candidates for the position of Chief will be: David Crate Barry Wilson Candidates for the position of Councillor will be: Alvin Amos (Dubby) Jeanette C. Amos Tony Bird Trevor Charrier Ben Cochrane (Benjo) Carl Cochrane (Poggy) Shirley Anne Cochrane Yvette Cochrane Vince Crate Cameron Kirkness Delaney Jay Mason Dana Michael James Murdock Marilyn Murdock-Hart Josh Sinclair Darrell Thaddeus Barry Wilson Kathy Joan Wood […]

todayJuly 18, 2019 24

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2019 National Cree Gathering – Information & Schedule

National Cree Gathering The Fisher River Cree Nation is honoured to be the host of the National Cree Gathering for 2019. The theme for this year’s gathering came from discussion with the host nation and the Elders Advisory Committee. The National Cree Gathering began in 1998 and has been held almost every year as a spiritual gathering hosted throughout Cree traditional territory from James Bay, Quebec to British Columbia. On […]

todayJuly 16, 2019 24

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Call Out for Runners – 2019 Unity Run (National Cree Gathering)

NATIONAL CREE GATHERING - Unity Run – 2019 “Maskekomowinihk isi minopimatisowinhk” “ the Cree Good Life” Seeking 10  runners who are interested and who will be committed in participating  in the Unity Run.  The Unity Run will begin in Opaskwayak First Nation (OCN)  on July 30th and will end in Fisher River Cree Nation on August 1st.  Applications can be picked up at the Band office. If you are interested […]

todayJuly 4, 2019 122

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Work Order, Repairs and Housing Program Notice

This is to advise all Fisher River Cree Nation members that until further notice due to budget constraints, only emergency repairs will be considered. Emergency repairs include NO heat or NO water for Elders who reside by themselves and social assistance clients. *Employed members remain responsible for. the cost of inspection and repair* The renovation loan program has been put on hold for the balance of the fiscal year (June […]

todayJune 7, 2019 24

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National Cree Gathering returns to Fisher River Cree Nation in August

The Fisher River Cree Nation welcome all to the Annual National Cree Gathering (NCG) held in August 2019. The 2019 National Cree Gathering will celebrate our collective history, culture, traditions and language through teachings and ceremonies. The theme for the 2019 NCG is "The Cree Good Life" - "Maskekomowinihk isi minopimatisowinihk" " Nehiyaw Miyo-Pimatisiwin" The 2019 Teachings: History, Protocols, Language, Governance, Kinship, Roles & Responsibilities, Creation Story, Prophecies and Vision. […]

todayMay 31, 2019 13

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.