The referred persons that have been referred to the committee from Judge, Crown Attorneys, local RCMP, Band Constable and other entities on reserve.
Ochekwiwanasowewin Justice Committee is a volunteer-based program that provides quality, confidential Restorative Justice and Mediation services with professionalism, respect and dedication to the wellness of our community.
It is an Aboriginal justice program that works with victims and offenders, as well as community members and elders. To consider cases referred by the Court, Police, Correctional Services, the Crown Prosecutor as an alternative to the formal court process, or in conjunction with the formal court process. The committee also takes referrals from any entities within Fisher River or any persons looking for advocacy.
Programs offered through OJC:
Also offer mediation services
Preventative measure speakers series on Restorative Justice, Bullying & Healthy Relationships
Principles & Values strive toward:
Respect & Pride
Persistence, Willingness & Strength
Restoring & Healing
Trust & Safe Place
Awareness & Understanding
Beliefs & Spirituality
The Ochekwiwanasowewin Justice Committee will serve to promote positive impacts on those who are in conflict with the law, the person who has been harmed, their respective families and the community while maintaining the objectives of the Justice System.
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.