Nation Talk

    Most Popular Channels

    No channels found.

    Most Recent Stories

    There are currently no recent stories to display.

    Mobile Version

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    RSS Feeds

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Tribal Council and Economic Development Corporation

by NationTalk on April 16, 20073218 Views

Inaugural meeting of Tribal Council and Economic Development Corporation

Attention: Media Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON MEDIA ADVISORY–(April 16, 2007) – On Monday April 16, 2007 area First Nations from within the Robinson Superior Treaty Area will be holding inaugural meetings to establish the Nokiiwin Tribal Council and Chi-Neebeh Economic Development Corporation.

The Nokiiwin (working) Tribal Council will provide five core advisory services to member First Nations including community planning, economic development, governance, finance and technical services.

Chi-Neebeh (big water) Economic Development Corporation will be instrumental in moving forward regional economic development initiatives such as hydropower development and other regional economic development initiatives.Chief Wilfred King, of Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation) said, “I am very pleased to see the formation of both the Nokiiwin Tribal Council and Chi-Neebeh Economic Development Corporation. Our collective work in developing these organizations will result in the advancement of our collective initiatives as well as supporting individual community aspirations. We need to work collaboratively in advancing First Nations issues on behalf of our membership. The Tribal Council and Economic Development Corporation will ensure effective communication, collaboration and coordination of regional activities.”

CONTACT INFORMATION
Wilfred King, Chief, Fort William First Nation
Primary Phone: 807-627-6937

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More