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16 May 2016

Interested in learning how to become a foster parent?

If you are, we would like to see you at our information session this week at the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI Summerside (200 Read Drive) office on Tuesday, May 17. The time is 6:00 pm. Please contact Marilyn LeFrank if you have any questions: 902-315-1485

 

 

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10 May 2016

               The PEI Mi'kmaq Theatre Company is Holding Auditions....

                          Could you be who they are looking for?

 

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29 April 2016

The PEI Child Protection Act Review Committee would like to invite you to attend one of the following events:

• Scotchfort (Mawiomi Building): May 19
• Lennox Island (John J. Sark School): May 24
• Native Council of PEI: June 6

The purpose of the review is to report on the operation and administration of the Act and to determine if the principles and purposes of the Act are being achieved.

The schedule for all dates and locations:
• 3pm-4:15 pm - Community Service Providers
• 4:30pm- 5:45pm - Children and Youth
• 6:00pm-7:30 pm - Parents, grandparents, Elders and community members

 

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29 April 2016

 

 

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Mi'kmaq Community News

 

18 Nov 2014

Wins adding up for Lennox Island judoka

By Eric McCarthy, Journal Pioneer
 
Lennox Island – There’s something really basic that excites Brandon Bernard about the sport of judo.
“I like to win,” declares the 16-year-old Lennox Island resident.

Don’t let his calm demeanor fool you: this is an athlete who is enthusiastic about his chosen sport. He prefers individual sports that judo, powerlifting and badminton over team sports...To CONTINUE

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Media Advisory:

The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

Election of the AFN Regional Chief for NB/PEI will be held in Charlottetown today, November 6, 2014

 

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

November 6, 2014

  • The election of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for New Brunswick and PEI will be held in Charlottetown today, November 6, 2014;
  • This is the first time that the Regional Chief election has been held on PEI

Today, Thursday, November 6th, the Assembly of First Nations will be holding their election for Regional Chief NB-PEI at the Delta Prince Edward at 4:00 p.m.

The Regional Chief NB-PEI is one of 10 Regional Chiefs and sits on the Executive Committee of the Assembly of First Nations. Regional Chiefs are elected every three years by Chiefs in their regions...To CONTINUE

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For Immediate Release                                                                                       October 30, 2014           

 

The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

 PEI First Nation Chiefs Join Mission to China

Charlottetown, PEI, October 30, 2014 ---

PEI First Nation Chiefs, Brian Francis and Matilda Ramjattan, have joined Canada's Premiers in their trade mission to China. The mission is led by PEI Premier Robert Ghiz, who is also Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs...ToCONTINUE 

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For Immediate Release                                                                                   September 30, 2014                                                                                                                                                        

The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

 PEI Chiefs recognize Treaty Day, October 1

On October 1, 2014, PEI Mi'kmaq leadership and community members will be celebrating Treaty Day. Treaty Day has been celebrated by the Mi'kmaq since 1986.

 

October 1 marks the date in the Treaty of 1752 when - in order to preserve good harmony - the promises of the Crown would be recognized and the friendship between the Mi'kmaq and the Crown would be renewed...To CONTINUE

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25 Nov 2013

Message from the Chiefs and Councils of Lennox Island and Abegweit First Nations regarding Crowbush Golf Course -- Setting the Record Straight...

To see LETTER please CLICK HERE

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 21 Oct 2013

 

Message from the Chiefs and Councils of Lennox Island and Abegweit First Nations

The PEI First Nation Governments of Abegweit and Lennox Island are very concerned about the escalating violence in relation to the protests in New Brunswick....For remainder of LETTER please CLICK HERE 

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2012
 

Dear Community member,

You have likely been following the media coverage concerning the Plan B highway construction project in the Bonshaw area....For remainder of LETTER, please CLICK HERE
 

Events

 No events scheduled.

Community Messages

 

Family Service PEI

Family Service PEI offers two distinct programs: Credit Counselling and Therapeutic Counselling.

We are here to help you develop an action plan to target the most stressful issues in your life.

 

Whether it is financial, personal, family or work related, we can assist you to develop and implement successful strategies to improve your lifestyle and enhance your quality of life!

 

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National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) 

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is a national Aboriginal organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange. The NCCAH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC. 

To learn more, CLICK HERE