RESOLUTION NO. 1997-08-26
SUBJECT: REVIEW OF MUSHKEGOWUK WOMEN'S ISSUES
WHEREAS women m First Nation communities experience various problems in matters of family relations;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mushkegowuk Chiefs in Assembly recognize problems experienced by women in First Nation communities in relation to:
Household entitlement and financial childcare obligations;
Imposition on family matters by the federal Indian Act;
Family conflicts caused by the provincial family and social welfare legislation; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mushkegowuk Chiefs in Assembly direct that these issues be identified as a topic for discussion and action during the next year, in preparation for a report and adoption of further specific steps at the next Mushkegowuk assembly.
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