Statement from Council: Congratulations Mother of the Year, Bernadette Cameron!

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2018

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL: CONGRATULATIONS MOTHER OF THE YEAR, BERNADETTE CAMERON!

Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Treaty 6 – The following statement was released on the announcement of the Mother of the Year for the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Bernadette Cameron:

“Every year, matriarchs from our Nation meet to select the Mother of the Year. This past Mother’s Day weekend, Bernadette Cameron was selected and honoured as the 2018-2019 Mother of the Year for the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation at a Round Dance held in her honour on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

We are proud of the contributions of all mothers in our Nation for their love, caring, work, and perseverance. We have no doubt that Bernadette’s example and dedication to our community will continue to be an inspiration for mothers and women all across our territories.

All members of Council join in congratulating Bernadette on her selection as the Mother of the Year!

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Statement from Council: Congratulations BOCN Authority, Board, and Committee Members!

For Immediate Release

May 14, 2018

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL: CONGRATULATIONS BOCN AUTHORITY, BOARD, AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS!

Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Treaty 6 – The following statement was released by Council today announcing the ratification, and congratulating BOCN Authority, Board, and Committee members:

“Authorities, Boards, and Committees play an integral role in the governance and activities of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation. The members selected at the Annual General Meeting ought to be commended for undertaking responsibility in our community and for stepping up to make our community a better place. All members of Council congratulate the members elected or acclaimed to the following Authorities, Boards, and Committees at the BOCN AGM:

Board of Education

  • Brittani Gamble

Housing Authority

  • Ruby Eyahpaise

Personnel Management Committee

  • Rosanna Gamble

Powwow Committee

  • Loretta Mandes
  • Shauna Smallchild
  • Tyler Smallchild
  • Joanne Brittain
  • Angel Constant
  • Miranda Sutherland
  • John-George Scott

Special Needs Committee

  • Ryan Thomas
  • Carrie Sutherland
  • Linda Mike
  • Millie Seeseequasis
  • Melandie Gardypie
  • Ruby Eyahpaise
  • Rosanna Gamble
  • Lisa Smallchild
  • Elizabeth Seesequasis

Sports & Recreation Committee

  • Sheryl Buglar
  • Suzette Smallchild
  • Clayton Mandes
  • Richard Ananas
  • Ralph Gardippi Jr.
  • Brittani Gamble
  • Alex Gardypie
  • Hilliard Leon Gamble

Willow Cree Gaming Authority

  • Connie Mike
  • Joanne Brittain
  • Suzette Smallchild

Women’s Committee

  • Joanne Brittain
  • Daryle Gardypie
  • Miranda Sutherland
  • Loretta Mandes
  • Ruby Eyahpaise

Youth Volunteer Committee

  • Dale Mike Jr.
  • Brittani Gamble
  • Jasna Gamble-Eyahpaise
  • Ruby Eyahpaise

We look forward to working with the community members listed above toward the attainment of our shared goals. Not all positions were filled and some vacancies on some Authorities, Boards, and Committees may still exist. Additional call outs may be forthcoming.

The above named individuals were ratified at a duly convened meeting of Council on April 25, 2018.”

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Chief & Council Communications
306-467-4523  | communications@beardysband.com