Poundmaker Cree Nation
Welcome to the Poundmaker Cree Nation website. This website provides our viewers with information about the various services Poundmaker Cree Nation offers.
The Poundmaker Cree Nation is a First Nation reserve, located near Cut Knife, Saskatchewan. It is a Treaty 6 Nation, started by the famous Cree Chief Pitikwahanapiwiyin in 1876. The band has a growing amount of 1281 members, with 505 living on the reserve. Its location is Northwest of North Battleford and Saskatoon. The Famous actor Gordon Tootoosis was born on the Poundmaker Cree Nation
Broken Knife Dedication Ceremony
9am- Pipe ceremony hosted by Tsuut'ina Nation(closed to c&c/pipe carriers/elders only
10am-Welcome by MC- Call to order
Broken Knife Song
Opening Remarks-Chief Duanne Antoine
The dedication to Broken Knife-MC
Brief History and Protocol Agreement between Tsuut'ina Nation and PCN
Response from Tsuut'ina Nation Proxy Chief
Remarks from Tsuut'ina Council (Vincent Crowchild and Darly Whitney)
Unveiling of the signage
Relocate to PCN Veterans Hall
12pm Lunch and Fire offering
Tour of National Histrical Site
"In the spirit of miyo wicetowin-Reconciliation"
Woman Empowering Day
There is an ISKWEWAK Group Gathering at the Poundmaker Veterans Hall
Let's get together and share ideas on self care on body, mind and spirit
July 6, 2016
From 6:00 - 10:00pm
Poundmaker Cree Nation
Is looking for an Administrative Clerk
for the Housing Department
Looking for an eager individual full time to perform office duties. Position involves day to day tasks in general clerical duties, basic knowledge of accounting and such requires accurate quality work with a minimum of supervision. Competent in organizing and maintaining files, and proficient in using office equipment.
-entering invoices relating to Band Housing and CMHC
-gathering information by phone, letter, email or in person
-Develop a CMHC budget
-Develop a Band Based Capital budget
-monthly invoicing for CMHC shelter allowance to SA and other CMHC residents
-Keep filing system current and accurate
-Project Implementation Capital Workplan to INAC
-First Nations Infastructure Ivestment Plan-- Annual Report to INAC
-Infastructure and Housing - Annual Report to INAC
Drop off Resumes with Receptionist, Marilyn Frank or email your Resume to email@example.com
Deadline for Resumes is June 30, 2016
Interviews: July 8,2016
Start Date: July 11,2016
Swim Days at Atton's Lake!
July 19 (Ages 6-8)
August 1 (Ages 9-12)
August 10(Ages 13-15)
Meet at the store @11am those days
Parent/guardian are encouraged to accompany their children.
Children 5 and under MUST have a parent/guardian/chaperone.
Any questions? Contact Tasia
Traditional Pow-wow Meeting
Wed, June 29, 2016
(Potluck Supper meeting)
Pmr Vets Hall
Come Share Your Ideas!!
Athletic Administrators and Coaches
The North American Indigenous Games will be held in Toronto July 16-23, 2017. Trails for track and field will be held in Prince Albert, September 24 and 25, 2016 and for Cross-Country will be October 1, 2016 in Muskoday which is approximately 20kms southeast of Prince Albert on Highway 3. Entry info and schedules are on the entry form.
An entry form for track and field, and cross country is enclosed
The entry form will also be on the following websites:
Saskatchewan Aborginal Track and Field website at : www.saskatf.ca
Saskatchewan Atheletics website at: www.saskathletics.ca
FSIN at : www.fsin.com
Please distribute the entry form to anyone you feel may be interested in attending Team Sask Trails fro track and field, and cross country for the 2017 NAIG Games in Toronto.
For additional information contact:
FSIN ASEP Coordinator
Derek Rope: 1 306 292 5277 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Sask Athletics ASEP Coordinator
Alex Johnstone : email@example.com
For further information please contact Isobelle Weenie at 306 398 4971 ext 223 for applications
TRADITIONAL POW-WOW INFORMATIONAL SESSION
AN INFORMATIONAL SESSION FOR A TRADIONAL POW-WOW IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 14, 2016 AT 6:00 PM AT VETERANS HALL
EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND, BRING IDEAS, KNOWLEDGE AND YOUR ENTHUSIASM
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT POUNDMAKER CREE NATION IS UNDER FIRE BAN. THIS INCLUDES:
* NO BURNING OF GRASS TO CLEAN YOUR YARD
*NO OPEN FIRES IE: FIRE PIT AND BURNING BARRELS
* NO SETTING GARBAGE ON FIRE AT THE GARBAGE DUMP
PLEASE DO NOT THROW LIVE CIGARETTE BUTTS OF YOUR MOVING VEHICLE
VEGITATION IS UNUSUALLY DRY AT THIS TIME AND THE MEMESHIP IS ASKED TO BE CAREFUL AND BE SAFE.
POUNDMAKER CREE NATION
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO
EFFECTIVE MAY 2, 2016: We recently updated our system to issue collection letters automatically to our customers. The following is to notify you of the changes that will impact our customers:
The Final Notice will be sent to the current mailing adress we have for the customer in billing. We will no longer be faxing the BAND (Income Assistance or Accounts Payable/ Finance Departments) to advise when a final notice has been issused on any account.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY
OF THE CLIENT TO BRING
IN THEIR BILLS & NOTIFY
THE BAND IF THEY
We will still advise you, via fax, when a payment has not been recieved by the due date on the final notice and an account is scheduled for disconnection.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at the FIRST NATIONS SUPPORT DESK at
TRIPS TP NORTH BATTLEFORD,MAIDSTONE AND CUT KNIFE-DO NOT REQUIRE A 48 HOUR NOTICE. IF THERE IS ROOM IN THE TAXI,THEN YOU CAN GO. GENTLE REMINDER; PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING CHILDREN THAT DO NOT HAVE APPOINTMENTS AND ONE PARENT/PER CHILD.
** IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP SO I CAN UTILIZE THE SPOT IN THE MEDICAL VAN**
ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE DO NOT HESTITATE TO CONTACT ME OR COME SEE ME A THE CLINIC DURING OUR BUSINESS HOURS: 8:30AM-4:00PM (I AM GONE AT LUNCH) I ALSO ACCEPT MESSAGE ON FACEBOOK DURING OFFICE HOURS.
ANY CONTACT MADE AFTER HOURS WLL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED UNTIL BUSINESS HOURS
MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
WORK: (306) 398-2266 EXT 1
CELL: (306) 390-7402
Attention Band Members: DECEMBER 2015
Re: Dec. 17th Child Applications for Registration as an Indian
Greetings! If you are the parent(s) of a child that you wanted to register on December 17, 2015 on Distribution Day at the Band Hall, you will need the following additional required information. Your child application will not be accepted by Indian (Aboriginal) Aause they require an Original Birth Certificate (Long Form) to be attached with your child's application. Once you have this information (Original Birth Certificate), come and see me at the Band Office and i will forward your application to Aboriginal Affairs Canada in Regina.ffairs bec Thank you!
Yours truly, Hickson G. Weenie, Indian Registry Administrator
*COMMUNITY COMPLAINT PROCESS*
Copies of an unsigned/undated complaint letter was produced against certain staff members. Through discussion, it was decided a grievance procedure is needed. Suggested Grievance Procedure:
ANNUAL TREATY PAYMENTS IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
You must have ONE of the following forms of VALID Identification to recieve your treaty payment at ANY treaty event throughout Saskatchewan.
Acceptable forms of identification:
PROPER IDENTIFICATION ENSURES YOU RECIEVE PAYMENT
IDENTIFICATION CAN BE PAID FROM INCOME ASSISTANCE (IE. BIRTH CERTIFICATE)
**IDENTIFICATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO VOTE IN
FEDERAL ELECTIONS SEPT 2015**