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Wet’suwet’en First Nation Requesting Immediate Assistance

by NationTalk on September 16, 2009852 Views

(Formerly Broman Lake Band)
Box 760
Burns Lake BC V0J 1E0
Phone: (250) 698‐7307
Fax: (250) 698‐7480

On September 6th, 2009 at approximately 6:00 p.m. on the Wet’suwet’en First Nation Reserve (situated 12 miles west of Burns Lake), a fire destroyed two homes and a First Nations Head start/Daycare. Two of the homes were occupied by Chief Ruby William and Councilor Danielle Ogen. The homes were destroyed, thankfully no one was injured. Chief William was not occupying the building when the blaze occurred. Councilor Ogen, her three year old son and the father escaped the blaze.We are requesting immediate assistance & items for these individuals. Any contributions would be greatly appreciated. These families are in need of clothing, toiletries, food, and financial assistance. These items would greatly benefit all the individuals involved.

To restore the daycare we will be requesting household items and toys. Contact: Nancy Piette Ph: (250) 698-7307 email: wfnhs[at]

Please make cheque payable to: Wet’suwet’en First Nation

Clothing Sizes For:

Chief Ruby William – Women’s Pant size 12, Shirt size large, Shoe size 7
Dean Tiljoe – Men’s Pant size 30, Shirt size small, Shoe size 9
Councilor Danielle Ogen – Women’s Pant size 12, Shirt size large, and Shoe size 8
Korey Casimel – Men’s Pant size 38, Shirt size XL, Shoe size 11
Keelan Casimel – Children’s size 3, Shoe size 8

Contact Information Regarding Donations:

Wet’suwet’en First Nation: Maureen Luggi (250) 698-7307 email: wfngm[at]
Wet’suwet’en First Nation: Tara William (250) 698-7307 email: wfnlup[at]
Moricetown: Sherry McKinnon (250) 847-3630 email: sherry_mck[at]
Houston: Marian Shephard (250) 845-7973 email: memuzz10[at]
Prince George: Karen Ogen (250) 640-0519 email: kogen[at]
CSTC: (Prince George) Miriam Louie (250) 562-6279 email: mlouie[at]
CSFS (Prince George): Jesse Ogen (250) 562-3591 email: jesse[at]
CSFS (Vanderhoof): Janice Nooski (250) 567-2900 email: Janice[at]

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