Resolution Number: 2012-09-20Omushkegowuk Aski Planning
2012-09-20 EXCERPT:

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Mushkegowuk Council 27th Annual Mamowihitowin

Chief Linda Job

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Gabriel Sutherland Fort Albany First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on September 14, 2012

September 14, 2012

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Resolution No. 2012-09-20

Omushkegowuk Aski Planning

WHEREAS, the Omushkegowuk have the inherent right of self-determination and as such are re-asserting this right to govern and manage the natural resources located within the Omushkegowuk homelands; and

WHEREAS Mamowihitowin Resolution 2011-09-12 established a Regional Planning Team representing the Mushkegowuk First Nations; and

WHEREAS the Regional Planning Team has reported to the Mamowihitowin on their progress; and

WHEREAS the Regional Planning Team is continuing to develop a Terms of Reference for Planning;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Mamowihitowin of the Omushkegowuk fully supports the work of the Regional Planning Team in developing a land use plan for the entire Omushkegowuk homelands

BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED that this Mamowihitowin urges the Mushkegowuk First Nations to discuss and ratify the Terms of Reference for Planning to set a clear path forward for

developing a Regional Collective plan for the Omushkegowuk Aski;

BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED that the Omushkegowuk will work with willing partners who respect the aspirations and leadership of the Mushkegowuk First Nations in planning, including the Province of Ontario;

FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED that this Mamowihitowin directs the Office of the Grand Chief to continue to support the Omushkegowuk Aski Planning by seeking the funding and other support necessary to continue this process.