Nipissing First Nation setting foundation for Citizenship Law – BayToday.ca

Nipissing First Nation setting foundation for Citizenship Law – BayToday.ca

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 2022152 Views

New law will reflect community’s ‘values, beliefs, and vision for the future’

Nipissing First Nation’s debendaagziwaad (citizenship) committee continues to set the foundation for a citizenship law that will outline the rights and obligations of citizens. The committee formed in 2018 and consists of seven members, including Chief Scott McLeod and councillor Daniel Stevens, who chairs the committee.

Lately, their monthly meetings have focused on developing the “core principles for the proposed laws” prior to drafting the document, Stevens explained. These principles will serve as the foundation for the new law and reflect Nipissing First Nation’s “values, beliefs, and vision for the future.”

Read More: https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/nipissing-first-nation-setting-foundation-for-citizenship-law-5186715

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