OUR MISSION

We respond to, and carry out, the collective will of the Omushkego Nation. We foster and provide accountable, responsible political leadership. We strive for excellence in government services. We help improve the quality of life for our people, by providing accessible, equitable, and high quality support and advisory services to our First Nations in areas including governance, political, spiritual, social and economic development, health, language and culture, environment, technical services and education.

NEWS

Tuesday / June 11 / 2024

Dr. Stan Louttit Remembered on 10th Anniversary of his Passing

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A memorial dinner was held in Moose Factory on June 10 to mark the 10th anniversary since the passing of Dr. Stan Louttit, a former Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief who is fondly remembered as a great leader.

Friday / June 07 / 2024

Grand Chief Leads Call for Funding of New Health Campus

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Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Leo Friday says Indigenous organizations shouldn’t have to express outrage in order to get government to fulfil its promises to provide health-care services for First Nations. Lynne Innes, president and CEO of Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, received a letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday, June 5, affirming the federal government’s commitment to support a new hospital and health-care campus in Moosonee which would replace the current 74-year-old Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moose Factory.

Monday / June 03 / 2024

Introducing the Omushkego Font: A Modern Tool for Language Revitalization and Cultural Preservation

Education

Omushkego Education is proud to announce the launch of the Omushkego font, a modern OpenType font designed specifically for typing in the Omushkegomowin syllabics, encompassing both l- and n-dialects. This initiative is a significant step towards empowering language usage within the Mushkegowuk Territory and beyond.

Thursday / May 23 / 2024

New Timmins Police Chief a ‘move in the right direction’ – DGC Martin

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A first meeting with Timmins’ newly hired police chief left a favourable impression on Mushkegowuk Council Deputy-Grand Chief (South) Natasha Martin.

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OUR VISION

To be a proud, self‐determining and united Omushkego Nation with healthy and prosperous people, a vibrant Cree language and culture, and sustainably developed and protected lands and waters.

VALUES

To care, share, honour, respect, be honest, be inclusive, work together, and to be accountable and transparent.