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June 22, 2017 – Mushkegowuk Chiefs Offer Condolences for Sutherland/Louttit Family

Press Release – June, 22, 2017 In her executive assistance area of expertise with our community and regional government organizations, Brenda lived and worked for the Omushkegowuk all her working life. Without hesitation and wanting a busy day, she took on and completed major tasks and heavy work loads. In doing her work, she cared for the people she was…read more →

May 19, 2017 – PR: Statement on WAHA Allegations on Social Media

Press Release – May 19, 2017 Moose Factory, Ontario On behalf of Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Solomon is issuing a formal statement with respect to the allegations and accusations recently posted on social media that are directed at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority. The allegations and accusations that have played out over the social media networks involving WAHA have had a substantial…read more →

March 31, 2017 – Grand Chief’s Applaud Government to Government Framework Agreement

Press Release (March 31, 2017 Kashechewan, ON.) The citizens of the far north and remote community of Kashechewan gathered in excitement today to witness the signing of the TOGETHER WE WORK FOR HOPE agreement between the governments of Kashechewan First Nation, Canada and Ontario. The community of Kashechewan has had its historical challenges that have captured the attention of all…read more →

March 30, 2017 – Statement from Deputy Grand Chief

Press Release (March 30, 2017, Moose Factory, ON) As one of the leaders of the Mushkegowuk First Nations, and as a Residential School Survivor, I am appalled and disheartened by the shocking comments made by Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak during her March 7th speech in the Senate. Senator Beyak’s comments derive from her privileged position whereby she feels comfortable to…read more →

March 24, 2017 – St. Annes Survivors Hearing

NAN has created a page on their website posting the most important documents for the Court hearing on March 24, 2017 in Toronto pertaining to the legal rights of St. Anne’s Survivors being violated in the IAP process. Click HERE to view webpage. The affidavits of Edmund Metatawabin and Rebecca Friday are posted, about the history of 25 years of…read more →

January 12, 2017 – Call for Applications/Proposals

In preparation for the new 2017/2018 fiscal year, Mushkegowuk Council Employment & Training Services (METS) is inviting First Nations and their affiliated organizations, interested businesses, and First Nations individuals to submit applications/proposals in support of First Nations human resource development. Please contact our office to speak with a Community Development Officer to discuss your ideas or to have an application…read more →

January 9, 2017 – Mushkegowuk Remembers Elder Jeemiss (James) Carpentar

January 9, 2017, Mushkegowuk Council, Moose Factory Ontario. On behalf of the office of Deputy Grand Chief Rebecca Friday, the Mushkegowuk Staff, Council of Chiefs of Mushkegowuk and my office of the Grand Chief, we extend our sincere condolences to the children, grandchildren, jabans and relations of the passing of Elder Jeemiss (James) Carpentar at the age of 92. Jeemiss…read more →