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MEMORANDUM

CROWN LAND ROYALTY ALLOCATION FORMS WILL BE ISSUED, FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON, STARTING NOVEMBER 1, 2017. FINAL DEADLINE FOR REQUESTS FOR  APPLICATIONS IS JANUARY 31, 2018. FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP FROM THE RECEPTIONIST OF THE BAND ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. ONLY ONE FORM PER REGISTERED MEMBER WILL BE ISSUED AND MUST BE PICKED UP BY THE MEMBER THEMSELVES. WE DO MAKE EXCEPTIONS FOR ELDERS AND HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS IF PROPER AUTHORIZATION IS RECEIVED.

THE FORM MUST BE COMPLETED IN IT’S ENTIRETY OR SUBSIDY WILL NOT BE ISSUED.

Chief and Council

 


"Mawiomi" is derived from the Mi’kmaq language meaning "Gathering". The Mawiomi presents an immersion into a vibrant Indigenous Culture.

Saturday, October 7 2017

*Located at:
Callanders Beach, Kouchibouguac National Park

Schedule  *The event takes places rain or shine.

Sacred fire (6 am)
Water ceremony (9 am)
Grand entry (10 am)
Indigenous cultural event (from 10 am to 5 pm)
 
Themes:
Spirit,Traditional Songs, Drumming & Dances, Music, Artists & Artisans, Storytelling, Food, Indigenous Games

Head Dancers:
Craig Isaac, Listuguj, QC
Ingrid Brooks, Indian Island, NB

Drum Groups:
Host Drum: Eastern Eagle Singers from/de Indian Brook, NS
Guest Drum: Spirit Bear Singers from/de Listuguj, QC
Guest Drum: Moose Crossing from/de Elsipogtog, NB
Guest Drum: Hey Cuzzin’s from/de Lennox Island, PEI

For more information please call: (506)876-2443.

The link below has a pdf copy of the survey results from the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). These are the results for Eel Ground First Nation.

The survey was conducted in most of the First Nations in the Atlantic AFN Regions: New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia /Newfoundland.

Funding by Health Canada and results by:

University of Ottawa
Université de Montréal
Assembly of First Nations
Final report
April 2017

*There were some communities that did not participate.

Link to the FNFNES website:

http://www.fnfnes.ca/

Further information can also be found at this link to the University of Ottawa:

https://media.uottawa.ca/news/food-insecurity-and-quality-big-concern-atlantic-regions-first-nations

 

Matrimonial Real Property Information Session

Where:  Eel Ground Community Hall

When:    Tues. Sept 19th, 2017 at  1:30 PM

The Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act (the Act).

The Act currently applies to you!

“What happens to our home in the event of a break-up or death?”

What Will Be Covered?

Rights available:

  • to common-law and married spouses on the breakdown of their relationship
  • to the survivor on the death of their spouse or common-law partner
  • to spouses or common-law partners in the event of family violence
  •  

The process by which a First Nation can enact its own law for dealing with MRP.

Who Should Attend?  Chief & Council, residents on reserve, Lands, Housing, Membership, Social Services and any other Band Staff available.

To Register: Contact Cheryl Ward, Membership Officer

E.G.F.N. -Natoaganeg- Powwow is this week beginning on Thursday, July 13th until Sunday, July 16th, 2017.

The schedule has been posted. Please follow the link posted below or click the "Powwow" on the navigation toolbar above for further information.

http://www.eelgroundfirstnation.ca/other/eel-ground-powwow