Resolution Number: 2015-01-09Ojibway Cree Cultural Centre In Timmins
2015-01-09 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 29th Annual Mamowihitowin

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany

First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

Chief Derek Stephen Kashechewan First Nation

Gerald Mattinas

Attawapiskat First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou Carried

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabi.e Cree

First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on January 28, 2015

Resolution No. 2015-01-09

Ojibway Cree Cultural Centre in Timmins

Whereas the Ojibway Cree Cultural Centre (OCCC) has been situated in Timmins since its inception in October 1974;

Whereas the OCCC serves the many First Nations of Nishnawbe Aski seven (7) of which are communities of the Mushkegowuk Council;

Whereas the OCCC provides many services in the areas of language, including translation services and cultural activities;

Whereas there is pressure to move the Centre to Thunder Bay, which is not located in the Treaty Nine area;

Whereas the per capita (population) is in favour of the NAN east communities;

January 28, 2015

Kashechewan First Nation

Therefore, let it be resolved that the Chiefs in assembly support the important services that the OCCC provides;

Therefore be it further resolved that this Mamowihitowin of the Mushkegowuk strongly supports the current location of the OCCC in Timmins.

Resolution No. 2015-01-09