Resolution Number: 2014-01-10Young Peoples Economic Development Forum - Moving Forward
2014-01-10 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 28th Annual Mamowihitowin

Resolution No. 2014-01-1O

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Chief Rex Knapaysweet Fort Albany First Nation

Peter Archibald, Councillor Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Chapleau Cree Carried First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014

Fort Albany First Nation

Young People's Economic Development Forum -Moving Forward

WHEREAS the purpose of this forum was:

To provide a forum for Omushkego young people to engage in thoughtful discussion on our people's past understanding of the environment and to express their views on the environment and resource development for today and the future;

To provide Omushkego young people with information on business and resource development in the Mushkegowuk territory;

To hear about the experience in Northern Quebec and the Cree Regional Authority.

To learn about Treaty #9 -"The Real Agreement as Orally Agreed To"; and

WHEREAS reports from the forum suggests that the forum brought forward many important ideas for the people of Mushkegowuk Council and communities to learn from, generated renewed hope, created a sense of vision and fostered leadership;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chiefs and Delegates of the Mushkegowuk Mamowihitowin support the exploring of options to follow-up on the Young People's Economic Development forum, including the further support of the Omushkego young professionals and further seeking their input and help on the future of economic development in Mushkegowuk Territory.