Resolution No. 2011-09-37
Support for Missanabie Cree FN Homelands
WHEREAS the people and First Nations of Mushkegowuk Council celebrate with the Omushkego people of Missanabie Cree First Nation their progress in re-establishing their traditional homelands, of which they were wrongfully dispossessed; and
WHEREAS Missanabie Cree First Nation continues to work to realize its jurisdiction and use of its traditional homelands; and
WHEREAS the Missanabie Cree First Nation, as a result of the arbitrary and unjust historical imposition of artificial Treaty and other boundaries by nonnative governments in the past, continues to face issues in reestablishing and reclaiming its rightful traditional territories; and
WHEREAS the Missanabie Cree First Nation is working to resolve issues of overlapping and neighbouring First Nation jurisdictions; and
WHEREAS the Mushkegowuk Council First Nations have always sought to live in friendship and alliance with their neighbouring First Nations;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this 26th Mamowihitowin of the Mushkegowuk Council supports the Missanabie Cree First Nation in its
efforts to re-establish and reclaim its traditional homelands, in a spirit of First Nation friendship and alliance.
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