Resolution Number: 2003-09-06Natural Protocol Resources
2003-09-06 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 1 sth Annual Assembly

Resolution No. 2003-09-06

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

Lindy Louttit, Delegate Chapleau Cree First Nation

John McLeod, Delegate Missanabie Cree First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

New Post First Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Adopted by Consensus

Certified copy of a Resolution

Missanabie Cree passed on September 11, 2003 First Nation


WHEREAS there is no protocol in place between the Federal, Provincial and First Nation governments for natural resource extraction within First Nation Territories;

WHEREAS there is no regulation for First Nation consultation or participation in regards to natural resource extraction within their territory;

WHEREAS there is no forum to address outstanding issues affecting the natural resources of the traditional territories of Mushkegowuk First Nations;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Mushkegowuk Council and Mushkegowuk First Nations develop a protocol with the Federal, Provincial and First Nation governments to address the lack of participation and consultation in natural resources extraction in First Nations territories.

September 11, 2003

Chapleau, Ontario