News

Rest in Peace Peter Archibald

2022-12-01 | Political Office

Mushkegowuk Council would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Peter Archibald on his passing, as well as to the community of Taykwa Tagamou.

Moving Forward Health Summit 2022

2022-11-24 | Health And Wellness

In response to the deteriorating health services of the region the Moving Forward Health Summit will compile advice from community delegates selected by each First Nation Chief and Council.  The summit is intended to provide a platform for community members to extend their recommendations at the regional level.

Condolences to the Faries Family

2022-11-23 | Political Office

David Faries was a guide that many of us looked to in challenging times that required inspiration when it was hard to come by.

Remembrance Day 2022

2022-11-11 | Political Office

Everyday we are most thankful for your bravery and cherish the sacrifices you made for the freedom we enjoy.

Rest in Peace Joseph Henry Mathews

2022-10-27 | Political Office

Condolences to the Mathews Family and his home community of Peawanuck and Apitipi Anicinapek Nation

Call for Applications for Regional Elder

2022-10-18 | Political Office

The Elder would provide wisdom and advice on all matters affecting the Mushkegowuk First Nations and would be required to attend and participate in the Council of Chiefs meetings.

Omushkegowuk Youth Treaty Conference October 25th to 27th 2022

2022-10-07 | Nation Rebuilding Initiative

The Conference will aim to provide learning opportunities associated with the spirit and intent of the treaties, the history of the treaties, traditional approaches to treaty-making, the relationship between the treaties & governance, and the relationship between treaties and healing

Human Trafficking Awareness Events Hosted in Attawapiskat

2022-10-05 | Victim Services, Health Services

Community resilience, needs, training modules and awareness in Human Trafficking in our communities and abroad.

Congratulations Newly Elected Fort Albany First Nation Chief Elizabeth Kataquapit and Council

2022-10-03 | Political Office

To the newly elected Council congratulations and we look forward to working with you on the advancement of our people.  Good luck in the term ahead!

Celebrating our Resilience this Truth and Reconciliation Day

2022-09-30 | Political Office

We would like to extend warm greetings to our Nations and Indigenous people across the world on this important day.

Advisory to Mushkegowuk Members in Timmins Area Regarding Hunting Enforcement Action by MNRF

2022-09-27 | Political Office

As Grand Chief, I was made aware of an incident that occurred this past weekend between four (4) Mushkegowuk Members and Conservation Officers of Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), resulting in two (2) of our members being charged with provincial offences.

In Mourning and Support of James Smith Cree Nation

2022-09-08 | Political Office

It is with profound and deep sorrow and heavy hearts that the Mushkegowuk people have watched and heard about the tragic events unfolding in James Smith Cree Nation and surrounding communities.

Health Crisis Forces Mushkegowuk Chiefs to Declare State of Emergency

2022-09-06 | Political Office

Health care services within the Mushkegowuk (Weeneebayko) region have been rapidly deteriorating and are in a very serious and dangerous situation. This has resulted in the Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs declaring a State of Emergency.

Mushkegowuk Nations Mourn the Passing of a Great Leader and Friend Chief George Hunter

2022-08-30 | Political Office

After several major achievements in his life time and completing his God – Creator given duties on earth, Chief George Hunter has now begun his journey within the spirit world.

Severe Shortage of Primary Care Nurses in Kashechewan First Nation

2022-08-26 | Political Office, Kashechewan Cree First Nation

A severe shortage in a number of primary care nurses at the nursing station in Kashechewan First Nation is having an impact in the health care of the residents of the community.

Restorative Justice Logo Design Contest

2022-08-26 | Administration

The Restorative Justice Program is seeking a logo design that symbolizes our services amd will be featured on all our promotional material.

MAMOWIHITOWIN OF THE OMUSHKEGOWUK: September 13th to 15th

2022-08-24 | Political Office

The 36th Annual General Assembly is Scheduled for September 13th to 15th in Moose Cree First Nation!

Draft Election Code Amendments

2022-07-19 | Political Office

Draft Election Code amendments for community review, consideration, and suggestions

MUSHKEGOWUK COUNCIL SUPPORTS MATAWA FIRST NATIONS

2022-06-15 | Political Office

The Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs have announced their support for the Matawa First Nations Chiefs and Councils in ensuring a strong Regional Assessment for the potential Ring of Fire mining development. The commitment was made after a joint meeting held in Toronto, June 14, 2022.

Condolences for the Family of Late Greg Koostachin and the Community of Attawapiskat

2022-04-11 | Political Office

It is with love and great sadness that Mushkegowuk Council sends our condolences to the family and many friends of Gregory Koostachin, and especially to his beloved wife, Mary. Greg was a long time supporter and elder/advisor to the Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs and Mushkegowuk leadership.

Grand Chief Statement on Papal Apology

2022-04-04 | Political Office

The papal apology was a way for the Catholic Church to acknowledge and address the widespread abuse, degradation, and violence suffered by children while they were incarcerated in Canada’s nation-wide Residential School System (a system that was in continuous operation until 1996).