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Resolution No. 2008-11-30

Communications Society

WHEREAS Wawatay Communications Societyhas the mandate to promote the retention, preservation and maintenance of the Aboriginal Languages within Nishnawbe Aski Nation;

WHEREAS Wawatay Radio currently broadcasts in both Oji-Cree and Cree dialects; and

WHEREAS the Youth, Elders, Parents, Members and Leaders with Mushkegowuk First Nations have continued to express their concerns regarding the decline in the retention and daily use of the Cree Language in our communities.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chiefs and delegates in Assembly direct the Mushkegowuk Council to develop a standalone Mushkegowuk Council communication system.

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