Resolution Number: 2008-11-15Participation In Revenue Sharing Negotiations
2008-11-15 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 23rd Annual Assembly

Resolution No. 2008-11-15

Łttawapiskat ==: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

Chief Theresa Hall

Attawapiskat First Nation

Chief Norm Hardisty Moose Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on November 14, 2008

November 14, 2008

Chapleau, Ontario

Participation Negotiations

in Revenue Sharing

WHEREAS the First Nations of Mushkegowuk have always maintained inherent right to govern themselves and their traditional lands and resources; and

WHEREAS Mushkegowuk First Nations have pursued Resource Revenue Sharing for their communities for several years and have also played a significant role in bringing the issue of Resource Revenue Sharing to the Provincial Agenda;and

WHEREAS one of the recommendations resulting from the lpperwash Inquiry relates to the need of Revenue Sharing by the Province of Ontario with Ontario First Nations; and

WHEREAS Nishnawbe Aski Nation is currently developing a negotiation process for Revenue Sharing with the Province of Ontario;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chiefs and delegates of this Assembly direct the Grand Chief and Executive of Mushkegowuk Council to continue to pursue Revenue Sharing to ensure that they receive their fair share of revenues resulting from the resources of the Mushkegowuk Territory;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chiefs and deleŁates of this Assembly direct the GrŁnd Chief, along with another Mushkegowuk Chief, or their alternate, to represent

Resolution No. 2008-11-15, Page 2

Mushkegowuk First Nations' interests in the Nishnawbe Aski Nation process and any other Revenue Sharing initiatives.