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 Atoskiwin Training And Employment Centre Of Excellence To Live Up To Its Name At Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is based in Nelson House, Manitoba, about 800 kilometres north of Winnipeg and 80 kilometres west of Thompson.
Approximately 215 Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation members will benefit from the training.
The purpose of the RPF is to create the conditions for the economic development of First Nation communities. /nr/prs/j-a2003/2-02266_e.html

 Cree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Métis are a group of mixed Cree and primarily French Canadian heritage, although it is generally accepted in academic circles that the term Métis can be used to refer to a combination of any Aboriginal and European lineage.
The largest Cree band, and the second largest First Nations Band in Canada after the Six Nations Iroquois is the Lac La Ronge Band in northern Saskatchewan.
Their ancestral Cree language was once the most widely spoken in northern North America, but now not all Crees are fluent in it. /wiki/Cree

 Manitoba Hydro And Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation File For Environmental Review For Wuskwatim Generating Station
NCN Chief Jerry Primrose said that the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation has recently signed an agreement in principle with Manitoba Hydro with respect to potential development at Wuskwatim and is currently negotiating a project development agreement.
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) and Manitoba Hydro have announced that Environmental Act Proposal Forms (EAPFs) are being filed for the proposed Wuskwatim Generating Station and its associated transmission facilities.
NCN and Manitoba Hydro will, over the next several months, continue with their planning and consultation and are expected to bring forward proposed plans for review next year. /news/releases/news_01_12_11.shtml

 World Rivers Review - September 24, 2002
His client, the Pimicikamak Cree Nation, is one of several tribes who were impacted by hydro development in the 1970&, five of whom negotiated the 1977 Northern Flood Agreement with Manitoba Hydro and the federal and provincial governments.
The Pimicikamak Cree Nation entered into an Agreement in Principle with Manitoba Hydro, the Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba for the implementation of the Northern Flood Agreement.
David Miswagon, have each stated publicly in the early summer of 2002 that the Pimicikamak Cree Nation is not opposed to development and is not opposed to energy exports. /letters/letters/flett.html

 JustEnergy - News - Dam plan hitting troubled waters: Cree nation's approval is far from certain
The Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is close to a deal to provide catering for the hundreds of construction workers at the Wuskwatim site and is negotiating to build the access road.
Benefits to the Cree nation are expected to grow from a few million dollars a year after the dam starts producing electricity in 2010 to tens of millions a year by 2035.
The councillor in charge of future development for the Cree nation has until early fall to persuade his people that owning a piece of the Wuskwatim dam on the nearby Burntwood River will be worth the investment. /news/032804bfreepress.html

NCN has employed 2 advisors to work with it, both from within the 3 community and from outside the community.
Also, the outlook on the 12 proposed projects, concerns that we may have, that 13 NCN may have in the acceptability of the projects 14 to NCN, and that is something, when you are 15 formulating your recommendations, we hope that you 16 will take into account.
However, we 3 were on the receiving end of over 2000 IR 4 questions that we had to respond to in some 5 fashion, and ensure that they were consistent, 6 that they answered the questions, and we kept the 7 process going. /cec/june904.txt

 Backgrounder - Manitoba Northern Flood Agreement Implementation - Cross Lake First Nation
Cross Lake First Nation in northern Manitoba was one of five communities affected in the early 1970's by flooding arising from hydro-electric projects on the Nelson and Churchill Rivers and by the Lake Winnipeg Regulation Project.
In 1997, after several years of negotiation, Cross Lake First Nation chose not to pursue a CIA, opting instead for implementation of the NFA directly in accordance with its "spirit and intent".
To date, representatives of Cross Lake First Nation have not responded to Canada's proposals, and no further funding arrangements have been reached for NFA implementation. /pr/info/baccros_e.html

I have a message for 6 my people that live in all the Cree Nations, a 7 message to the Chairperson and Commissioners and 8 all who are involved with the project.
We are 25 definitely not in a position as an NCN entity or 3601 1 Government to assume the obligations of the 2 Government of Canada in the area of provision of 3 any assets to the community as it would need.
There will be a Cree language institute 24 as part of the new organization in order to 25 protect the language from disappearing, because 3624 1 language and culture are obviously one in the 2 same. /cec/march2604.txt

 Pulse of the Twin Cities - Locally Grown Alternative Newspaper
The NCN descriptions of environmental destruction and social upheaval reiterated much of the sorrow I had heard earlier from Pimicikamak Cree Nation.
For example, one of the women in the NCN delegation has a brother on the questionable council, and an elder, whose husband, as chief of NCN, signed the NFA, related that their daughter is married to the controversial chief Primrose.
NCN members say that the majority of the people in their band are opposed to the election of Chief Jerry Primrose. /article.php?sid=506

 Chronology of Highlights - Implementation of Manitoba Northern Flood Agreement - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Negotiations for a CIA commence with the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation.
CIA s concluded for York Factory First Nation and Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation.
In accordance with Tataskweyak Cree Nation's CIA, the Governor General in Council sets apart 35,000 acres, mines and minerals included, for the use and benefit of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation as an addition to Tataskweyak Reserve No. 171. /pr/info/chr_e.html > Manitoba Hydro: How To Build A Legacy Of Hatred
Nation to Nation only exists when dealing with Soveriegn People, those who are the Traditions who are branded as trouble makers, radicals, and layabouts, and in some cases: Terrorists, when they get in the way of the Corperate Profit Orgy.
A modern First Nation is one that works in concert with their family; is not interested in being autonomous corporations (as that's what sovereignty is within an entity such as Canada), and is focused on the needs of the People without compromising what makes us inherently sovereign; which is not something attainable by having money.
But NCN Chief Jerry Primrose said Kobliski's claim of having the support of the majority of NCN elders was untrue and he accused her of siding with environmental activists who had given no thought to destroying the fur industry in the 90s-an integral part of traditional aboriginal culture. /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t973.html

 Manitoba First Nation's Youth Advisory Committee and Youth Secretariat Profiles
I moved to Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in the spring of 2000 and have since been employed in the community.
The purpose of this conference was to raise awareness about the social difficulties, such as isolation and a lack of a social network, that First Nations youth with disabilities face on a daily basis.
I have a seat on the Social Economic Development Advisory Group, the Manitoba First Nation Youth Council, I am an elected regional youth representative for the assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. /youth/YSProfiles.html

 AMC Gaming
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation - to be located in Thompson.
One of the mandatory requirements of the RFP is "the casino facilities must be located on reserve land before they will be authorized to operate." To comply with this requirement, the Sioux Valley and Nisichawayasihk nations may require up to two years to convert municipal land to reserve land.
When Premier Doer announced his Cabinet, it was an historic day as Eric Robinson of the Pimicikamak Cree Nation and Oscar Lathlin of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation were assigned Cabinet posts - Minister of Aboriginal and Northern Affairs and Minister of Conservation respectively. /gaming/gaming.html

 Canadian Electricity Association
In addition to the $24 million already advanced to the NFA First Nations in anticipation of a settlement of the claim, Canada commits to spending an additional $24 million over the next five fiscal years for sewer and water infrastructure projects.
Five First Nations in northern Manitoba were adversely affected in the early 1970’s by flooding arising from the Lake Winnipeg, Churchill and Nelson Rivers (LWCNR) Project.
Claim 138 was filed by the Government of Canada under the terms of Article 6 of the NFA signed by Canada, Manitoba, Manitoba Hydro and the NFA First Nations. /English/News2003/ManitobaHydro14.html

 at - Across the Nation, November 2001
The Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation formalized an agreement with Manitoba Hydro, which will allow the nation to participate in future projects in their area.
The Assembly of First Nations is accusing Minister Robert Nault of acting in bad faith in budget negotiations for the organization.
In a press release, Chief Matthew Coon Come stated that ‘The Minister is attempting to silence the voice for First Nations.’ Coon Come also called the actions a threat to freedom of speech and democracy. /culture/Document.2004-04-25.2101/view

 JustEnergy - News - Dam's fate up to band in late-summer vote: Hydro says project dead if referendum fails to pass
Support for the partnership, which would allow the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation to own up to a third of the $800-million dam, could be eroding as opponents air their objections at a Manitoba Clean Environment Commission hearing.
Thomas vigorously defended the Cree nation's leaders, who recently survived an election court challenge, from accusations over that last few weeks that they are not protecting band members' aboriginal rights.
The commitment leaves the Nisichawayasihk Cree's 2,100 eligible voters, including those living off reserve, with the power to make or break a project that Manitoba Hydro argues would help keep rates down for all customers in the province. /news/031604bfreepress.html

 CBC Manitoba - Thompson gives green light to urban reserve
Over the past year, city officials have been quietly negotiating a municipal-services agreement with the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in Nelson House.
Nisichawayasihk Chief Jerry Primrose says the First Nation is eager to explore new opportunities in the northern city.
Primrose says Nisichawayasihk will now proceed with construction of new office complex next to their downtown hotel. /regional/servlet/View?filename=mb_urban-reserve-20050208

Because of the U.S. Revolutionary war, and establishment of a new nation to the south (by the 1785 Treaty of Paris, in which neither side noticed either their Indian allies nor Native land rights), treaties prior to this date are with England.
But none of the First nations was allowed to have even all of the minuscule amounts of land prescribed in these treaties for their Reserves.
Approximately 80 treaties with Native Nations had been signed by the English prior to passage of the North America Act, all of them are valid and to be honored in law through this Act. /isk/maps/cantreat.html

 Updates: 2001 - hydroelectric dams destroying Manitoba Cree rivers
Nisichawayasihk Cree Chief Jerry Primrose, whose Nelson House band wants to work with Manitoba Hydro to develop new dams, accused environmental groups of abusing first nations to enhance their own agenda.
"This is a major victory for Pimicikamak Cree Nation in our struggle for the environment and human rights," said Chief John Miswagon, who spoke to the shareholders and management.
Last fall, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission reviewed the Cree nation's claims before approving Xcel's decision to consider extending its 500-megawatt contract with Manitoba Hydro. /treaty/hydro_2001-a.html

 Province of Manitoba Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs
Manitoba Hydro, is also negotiating partnerships with the Nisichawayasihk Cree First Nation, also known as Nelson House, and the York Landing First Nation also known as York Factory First Nation.
Third, I will offer to the five First Nations to enter into reconciliation by sitting down with me, as Minister of Aboriginal and Northern Affairs, in a healing ceremony based on Cree traditions, without the presence of lawyers and consultants.
First, for the first time in the history of this House, the Government of Manitoba recognizes that the Northern Flood Agreement is a modern day treaty and expresses its commitment to honour and properly implement the terms of the Northern Flood Agreement as recommended by the commissioners of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry in 1991. /ana/ministers_statement.html

 Legislative Electronic Publications -- Premier Officially Opens Primary Health Care Centre in the Pas
The province and Manitoba Hydro are working closely with northern First Nations in the vicinity of the proposed projects—Nisichawayasihk, Tataskweyak, York Factory and Fox Lake Cree Nations, War Lake First Nation and other Aboriginal organizations such as MKO and the Manitoba Metis Federation—as they develop multi-year training plans and deliver training.
“We are pleased to support the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation’s plans for a prosperous and sustainable future for the community, especially youth, who currently make up 60 per cent of band members,” the premier said.
The total contribution to NCN’s multi-year training plan to date is $4,087,286 from the Manitoba government and Manitoba Hydro. /ana/newsrelease/2005-01-05a.html

 JustEnergy - Communities Impacted by Energy Projects
Federal Court of Canada Decision - in the matter of the Chief and Council of the Nisichawayashik Cree Nation vs. the Nisichawayashik Cree Nation Appeal Committee, April 22, 2003 [Federal complaint regarding the election in Nelson House]
Nelson House Justice Seekers Petition Prime Minister - The Nelson House Justice Seekers have filed a petition with the Prime Minister’s Office and the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development asking for a forensic audit of Nisichawayasikh Cree Nation revenues and expenditures for the past nine years.
First Nations Development Institute was founded in 1980 with the mission to assist Native communities in controlling their assets and in building capacity to direct their economic future. /impact.html

 Government of Canada announces funding for the Wuskwatim and Keeyask Manitoba Hydro Northern Training and Employment Initiative under the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership Program
The Wuskwatim and Keeyask Training Consortium includes: Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation; Tataskweyak Cree Nation; War Lake Cree Nation; Fox Lake Cree Nation; York Factory First Nation; Manitoba Métis Federation; Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak; Manitoba Hydro; and the Province of Manitoba.
The Wuskwatim and Keeyask Training Consortium's Manitoba Hydro Northern Training and Employment Initiative is expected to provide training opportunities for up to 1,115 from the five Cree nations and other Aboriginal peoples including the Métis people in northern Manitoba, and 794 jobs in the construction of the Wuskwatim and Keeyask hydroelectric generating stations.
ASEP is administered nationally by HRSDC in conjunction with regional offices. /en/cs/comm/hrsd/news/2004/040518a.shtml

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 New Winnipeg news
A 22-year-old Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation woman was found dead Monday morning, while in RCMP custody in Thompson.
Thompson RCMP say the woman - whom has not been identified - was arrested on Sunday morning for breach of the peace. /news/2003/10-06rcmp.htm

 AMC Chronology
We must recognize the impact of these actions on the once self-sustaining nations that were disaggregated, disrupted, limited or even destroyed by the dispossession of traditional territory, by the relocation of Aboriginal people, and by some provisions of the Indian Act.
An amendment to the Indian Act stated that First Nations required the consent of the Indian Agent to participate in dances, rodeos and exhibitions and were prohibited from wearing traditional outfits without government consent.
However, First Nations peoples were entitled to hunt, fish and trap all year on any "unoccupied Crown lands" and on private land to which they are granted access. /culture/chronology.html

 NCN Cree Nation
Download a pdf of this year's CAP funding application from the Nisichawayasihk Trust Office.
Register today for additional job opportunities on the Wuskwatim project, not included in the proposed agreements between Manitoba Hydro and NCN.
Be Ready to Win: NCN presents a $25,000 Community Beautification Contest

Cree (CREE), however, popped 8.9 percent after beating Wall Street's fourth-quarter estimates with a report of a profit of $21 million, or 28 cents a share, on...
Garcia, who is part Cree and part Cherokee, said the Buddhist principles and teachings are similar to those she has been taught as a Native American.
Cree on Tuesday said that sales and profit beat analysts' expectations in the fiscal fourth quarter as demand for its chips soared. /health_topics/Cree.html :: View topic - 44charges laid against Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation councilor
Spence is a Band councillor with the Nisichawayasihk Cree First Nation (Nelson House), Manitoba.
44 fraud-related charges laid against Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation councilor.
Too many First Nations Members do not understand what their rights are, and how to deal with Breach of Trust. /discussion/viewtopic.php?p=4168

 CBC Arts: Native art 'Made in China'?
Jerry Primrose, chief of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation at Nelson House in northern Manitoba, is already onside with the project.
Leonard Linklater, head of the First Nations Trading Development Corporation, says native souvenirs are a multimillion-dollar industry, but aboriginal communities are not taking advantage of it.
"Everyone is prospering except the First Nations themselves," he said. /story/arts/national/2005/02/14/Arts/nativeartchina050214.html

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