Resolution Number: 2017-09-12Annual Creefest Event
2017-09-12 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council

32Annual Mamowihitowin

Resolution No. 2017-09-12

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany

First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Deputy Chief Earl Cheechoo

Moose Cree First Nation

Leslie Nolan, Councillor Missanabie Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Annual CreeFest Event

WHEREAS, our rich culture and tradition directs us to honour and celebrate the annual gatherings of Grandmothers and Grandfathers through CreeFest; and

WHEREAS, as our ancestors were guided, CreeFest continues to be strengthened and guided by the following principles;

Preserve and practice our culture and spiritual beliefs

Uphold and promote our customary practices

Provide cultural and spiritual forums for the Youth

Celebrate life and unity

WHEREAS, all Mushkegowuk First Nations, including the community of Moosonee have respectfully and successfully hosted CreeFest, making this a complete circle of honour and celebration for CreeFest; and

WHEREAS, this Mamowihitowin of the Omushkegowuk acknowledges and commends the members of the planning teams, financial contributors, volunteers, all participants and the

Great Spirit for providing this celebration of our culture and life; and

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Mamowihitowin of the Omushkegowuk accepts the generous offer from Fort Albany to be the host Nation for 2018 CreeFest.

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Mamowihitowin of the Omushkegowuk directs Mushkegowuk Council, in collaboration with the host community, plan and deliver CreeFest 2018.