Resolution Number: 2003-09-27Support For Echoes Of The World - Drum Festival
2003-09-27 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 18th Annual Assembly

Resolution No. 2003-09-27

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany

First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

New Post First Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Roy Gideon, Delegate Missanabie Cree First Nation

Eve Lazarus, Delegate Moose Cree First Nation

Adopted by Consensus

Certified copy of a Resolution Passed on September 11, 2003

September 11, 2003

Chapleau, Ontario


WHEREAS Mushkegowuk Council represents and promotes the interests of its member First Nations and their community members;

WHEREAS the founders of the World Drum Festival entitled ECHOES OF THE WORLD are members of Missanabie Cree First Nation;

WHEREAS June 21, the summer solstice, is also recognized as Aboriginal Solidarity Day;

WHEREAS it is planned to hold the World Drum Festival on June 19-20, 2004 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to promote healing and peace throughout the world;

WHEREAS the goals of ECHOES OF THE WORLD include the promotion of cultural understanding and acceptance, inter-racial participation, and healing of the Earth;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mushkegowuk Chiefs in Assembly supports the aims of Echoes of the World and agrees to continue to act as a sponsor for flow-through of funds for the 2nd International Drum Festival.