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

 

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Broken Knife Dedication Ceremony

9am- Pipe ceremony hosted by Tsuut'ina Nation(closed to c&c/pipe carriers/elders only

Open

10am-Welcome by MC- Call to order

Chiefs songs

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 

Other Remarks 

Remarks from Tsuut'ina Council (Vincent Crowchild and Darly Whitney)

Unveiling of the signage

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Relocate to PCN Veterans Hall

12pm Lunch and Fire offering

1pm Adjournment

Tour of National Histrical Site

 

"In the spirit of miyo wicetowin-Reconciliation"

 

 

 

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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 

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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. 

Duties include:

-entering invoices relating to Band Housing and CMHC

-updating database

-processing cheques

-processing PO's

-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 reception@poundmakercn.ca

Deadline for Resumes is June 30, 2016

Interviews: July 8,2016

Start Date: July 11,2016

 

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Summer activities

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

(306)317-9430

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Traditional Pow-wow Meeting

Wed, June 29, 2016 

@ 6:00pm

(Potluck Supper meeting)

Pmr Vets Hall

Come Share Your Ideas!!

 

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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 derekrope@hotmail.com or Sask Athletics ASEP Coordinator

Alex Johnstone : alexjohnstone@hotmail.com

 

Sincerely

Alex Johnstone

 

For further information please contact Isobelle Weenie at 306 398 4971 ext 223 for applications

  

 

 

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 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

 

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*ATTENTION*

POUNDMAKER BAND

MEMBERS

**FIRE BAN**

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.

THANK YOU

POUNDMAKER CREE NATION

 

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*SASKPOWER*

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO 

BAND MEMBERSHIP

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 

RECIEVE NOTICES 

REGARDING OVERDUE 

AMOUNTS.

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

1-888-757-6937

options 1-1-4-2.

THANK YOU

 

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POUNDMAKER MEDICAL 

TRANSPORTATION

 

PRIVATE MILEAGE:

  • ALL TRIPS MUST BE PRE-APPROVED BY THE TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
  • SASKATOON TRIPS STILL REQUIRE A 48-HR NOTICE,ONLY IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELLING WITH DIALYSIS, YOU WILL GET A LUNCH AND A DINNER.
  • FOR SASKATOON TRIPS; IF YOUR APPOINTMENTS IS BETWEEN THE TIMES OF 11:00AM-5:00PM AND THERE IS AVAILABLE SEATING IN THE MEDICAL VAN YOUR REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST WILL NOT BE APPROVED (SAME FOR LOCAL TRIPS)

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

 

THANK YOU

JESSICA BAPTISTE

MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR

WORK: (306) 398-2266 EXT 1

CELL: (306) 390-7402

EMAIL: JESSICA.BAPTISTE@BRT6HC.ca

 

 


 

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:

  • In the case of grievance, and "Incident Report" is filed. This triggers the process. The Incident Report is signed and dated then forwarded to Human Resoureces. Based on the information of the Incident Report,the HR will investigate the complaint.
  • The named staff member(s) on the Incident Report shall be interviewed to get her/his/their side of the complaint
  • Once all the information is gathered the HR will decide whether the complaint is groundless or substantiated.
  • If the Incident Report findings prove groundless; then Human Resoureces will meet the Community member to discuss the findings and decision.
  • If the Incident Report findings are substantiated, then the HR will meet with the staff member and the PCN Personnel Manual Progressive Discipline 

 


 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:

  • A valid Certificate of Indian Status Card Secure Certificate of Indian Status Card
  • A valid Passport
  • A Valid  Photo Drivers license
  • A valid Provincial Health Services Card
  • A Current  Photo Identification From a Recognized Employer or Governtment Agency

 

  • Parent`s MUST show a VALID Saskatchewan Health Services Card for each child in order to recieve payment for that child or children.
  • if your Certificate of Indian Status Card has expired, you can contact your Indian Registry Administrator to obtain a new card.

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**

 

 

 

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 ChEQUE PROCESSING DAYS ARE ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS ONLY PLEASE HAVE ALL PROPER PAPERWORK/INVOICES SUBMITTED 24HRS PRIOR OR CHEQUES CANNOT BE PROCESSEd