Resolution Number: 2016-09-14Establishment Of An Elders Advisory Council
2016-09-14 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 31st Annual Mamowihitowin

Resolution No. 2016-09-14

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Tom Kioke, Proxy Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

Leslie Nolan, Proxy Missanabie Cree First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanable Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on September 30, 2016

Establishment of an Elders Advisory Council

WHEREAS this Mamowihitowin recognizes the need for a regional Elders Advisory Council with members from each of the Mushkegowuk communities; and

WHEREAS the Elders Advisory Council can be a forum where previous AGA resolutions can be discussed and recommendations can be made; and

WHEREAS an Elders Advisory Council will provide an opportunity for elders to set priorities based on discussions of the AGA;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that a Mushkegowuk Regional Advisory Council be established for the Mushkegowuk Communities; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Elders Advisory Council consist of the Mushkegowuk Regional Elder and one Elder from each community; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Grand Chief meet with the Elders Advisory Council a minimum of three times a year; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the role of the existing Regional Elder be reviewed, and that Terms of Reference be prepared for the Elders Advisory Council.