Resolution Number: 2021-11-17Omushkegowuk Nation Rebuilding
2021-11-17 EXCERPT:

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany First Nation

Moose Cree First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Mushkegowuk Council 35th Annual Mamowihitowin

Chief Keith Carston Chapleau Cree First Nation

Seconded by: Joanne Pezzo, Delegate Missanabie Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on November 25, 2021

November 25, 2021

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Resolution No. 2021-11-17

Omushkegowuk Nation Rebuilding

WHEREAS we the Omushkego llliliwuk/lnniniwuk are a strong and united people bonded by language, culture, history, tradition, geography, and government; and

WHEREAS we are the First People to inhabit and govern the lands and waters of our vast homelands; and

WHEREAS we have continued to develop strong governance and leadership systems including the creation of Mushkegowuk Council, the election of Grand Chiefs and Deputy Grand Chiefs directly by out citizens, the creation of a draft constitution and the advocacy for a better Treaty relationship with the governments of Canada and Ontario; and

WHEREAS we have established a Nation Rebuilding Initiative which is engaging in discussions with the leadership, elders, women, men and youth of the Mushkegowuk First Nations;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chiefs and delegates of this 35th Mamowihitowin of the Omushkegowuk strongly supports the continuation of the Nation Rebuilding Initiative including the ongoing discussions with our communities on the Constitution of the Omushkegowuk and the building of strong modern governance structures.

Resolution No. 2021-11-17