For Immediate Release
November 28, 2018
STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL: 9 NEW HOUSING TENANTS ANNOUNCED
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Treaty 6 Territory – The following statement was released today by the Council of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation:
“On November 11th and 12th, members of the Willow Cree Housing Authority met to select 9 tenants for new homes on the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation.
The individuals and their families that have been selected are:
- Candace Gardypie/Joe Robbins
- Desirae Cameron
- Yvonne & Steven Houle
- Richard & Julie Ananas
- Tenille Gardipy/Earl Cameron
- Melissa Ballantyne/Adam Gamble
- Tyler Gamble/Brea Okemaysim
- Crystal & Donovan Fiddler
- Eric J. Sutherland
Today, Council ratified the selection made by the Willow Cree Housing Authority and would like to congratulate these band members and their families on being selected to receive a new home. We wish you all every success that this new opportunity, and new responsibility provides.
We would also like to acknowledge members of the Willow Cree Housing Authority: Gloria Bugler, Ruby Eyahpaise, Candace Sutherland, Patricia Gardypie, and Eli Mike Sr. Our Council has every confidence in the work of the Willow Cree Housing Authority and appreciates their commitment to a fair and unbiased selection process.
Congratulations and thanks to you all!”
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All members of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation are invited to attend the annual Community Christmas & Secret Santa!
- Saturday, December 8th
- CRCEC Gym
- Sleigh Rides: 2-5pm
- Meal: 3-5pm
- Santa Claus: 4pm
- Fireworks: 6pm
Door prizes available to be won, and gifts for youth 12 y/o and under will be distributed.
Transportation is available from Saskatoon and Prince Albert.
- Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre, 168 Wall St, 1pm
- Confederation Mall Bus Terminal, 300 Confederation Dr, 1pm
Prince Albert Departures
- Galaxy Cinemas, 2995 – 2nd Ave W, 1pm
Busses will depart city locations promptly at 1pm. Members utilizing transportation are advised that they will be on-reserve all day, plan accordingly. Busses will depart back to the cities at 7pm following the fireworks show.
All Seniors/Elders of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation are invited to attend the annual Elders’ Christmas Gathering!
- Tuesday, December 11th
- Veterans Memorial Hall
- Flea Market (Bake/Craft sale, Bingo): 12-4:30pm
- “Alone at Home” Indigenous Theatre by Curtis Peeteetuce: 4:30-6pm
- Supper: 6-7pm