Henvey Inlet First Nation

Land Code Committee January 30 2007 Meeting Minutes

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 8:30 pm

Attendance:

Staff: Jennifer Ashawasegai, Land Code Coordinator, Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Land Code Committee January 23 2007 Meeting Minutes

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 8:00 pm

Attendance:

Staff: Jennifer Ashawasegai, Land Code Coordinator, Ken Noble, Consultant, Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

December 12, 2006 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 9:00pm

Attendance:

Staff:
Jennifer Ashawasegai, Land Code Coordinator
Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Former Land Code Committee

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Carrie Lynn Bennett

Hello everyone:  My name is Carrie Lynn Bennett, but everyone calls me Dee. I have filled my life with laughter and have a great sense of humor.  I have five beautiful children, who also live here in Henvey Inlet.

I believe in the development of the land codes.  I feel perhaps it’s been far too long that we haven’t had guidelines for the usage of our First Nation land.  As we go through this process I am learning new views in developing these guidelines.

Through visiting with other community members I have listened to their positions on topics and my fellow members help me contribute to the Lands management.  I look forward to seeing how it all comes together.

 

Elwood Ashawasegai Jr

Joined the committee June 2007.

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Eleanor Moses

Born and raised in Pickerel. Employed for Henvey Inlet First Nation for over 25 years. Mother of two children, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Enjoy working for my community and looking forward to seeing progress in our community for the future.

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Genevieve Solomon-Dubois

Aanii. Genevieve Solomon Dubois ndi-zhinikaaz. Mkwa ndodem.  Although I was raised was as an Anishnaabe-Kwe, Indian Affairs didn’t find that out until the 1980′s.  That’s when they added me to the list.  I chose to become a member of HIFN, since it’s where my father’s family belonged many years ago. I am the mother of four awesome children, a part-time student at Laurentian University and a full-time employee at Sudbury’s Native Child and Family Centre. A few years ago, I had the honour of working in Henvey.  It was a wonderful experience and allowed me to get to know community members, re-connect with long lost relatives and give back to my First Nation.  I currently sit on the Land Code Committee.  I know I will learn a lot, and hope to contribute something worthwhile.  Please remember Band Members are welcome to join us at anytime.  Chii miigwetch.

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Kim McQuabbie

Ahneen sago hello

My name is Kim McQuabbie, member of Henvey Inlet/ F.R. # 13.  A mother of 2 wonderful children in which we all reside here on Henvey.

A Well Respected and loved man once Told me I would be leaving home, but would return with a gift for my People

I carry that “Drum” with Pride, Dignity, and Honor. Learning on who I am as Anishnawbe and where our roots are is the greatest teaching.  It’s an experience with my partner, my children, and my community.

Why I am on the lands committee?

For the future of my children, our communities’ children.  We need to look ahead to preserve this land, our land for the many generations yet to follow.

All my relations

 

Brenda Contin

Joined the committee September 2007.

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Morris Ashawasagai

What I see from being a part of this project is productive change in the way we take care of our land.  I would like to see change for the betterment of our community and for our future children.  If I can be part of positive change I’ll do my best to make positive and productive progress.

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Judy Contin

Former committee member now ex-officio committee member replaced Terry Bennett as Communications Assistant June 2008.

Land Code Committee January 9, 2007 Meeting Minutes

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 8:15 pm

Attendance:

Staff: Ken Noble, Consultant, Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Committee

November 23, 2006 Meeting Minutes 

Combined Community Meeting

Meeting Commenced: 6:00 pm
Adjourned: 8:10 pm

Attendance:

Staff:
Ken Noble, Consultant
Jennifer Ashawasegai, Land Code Coordinator
Terry Bennett, Communications Assistant

Committee Members: Community Members:
Eleanor Moses Edward Panamick Sr. (Council)
Sherry Contin Marlene Shawana
Morris Ashawasagai Deborah Newton (Council)
Victor Ashawasagai Dmitri Ashawasegai
Judy Contin Edmond Newton
Kim McQuabbie  
Allan McDonald  
Carrie Lynn Bennett  
Genevieve Solomon Dubois  


Ken Noble re-iterated the importance of the work on the draft land codes and progress. Also, the importance of keeping both on and off-reserve members informed of the process. He requested information on draft land codes be made available to off-reserve members.

Ken addressed some of the legal aspects, and will be speaking with Band lawyer Bill Taggart. Ken will also be working on some wording on specific clauses and is to report on it at a later meeting.  

Terry reported that water boundaries and natural resources will have their findings in the spring.

Jennifer began reviewing codes with committee. Morris asked how laws are to be enforced after land code ratification. And that there needs to be community input into law-making.

Ken asked present Councillors how the current process works. Councillor Ed Panamick Sr. responded that its discussed at the Chief and Council level, who then pass a Band Council Resolution.

Review of Land Codes. Committee discussion around voting procedures and eligible voters. Ken mentioned we can invite a verifier to a meeting to discuss different processes.

Meeting adjourned.

Next meeting: December 12, 2006

News

15th COVID 19 UPDATE July 16, 2020

We met yesterday to approve new policies of the First Nation that we would implement upon reopening the Administration. These policies are required in order to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors to our offices.

A new Preventing COVID 19 in the Workplace Policy, Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace Policy, and Heat Stress Prevention and Hot Weather Policy were all on the agenda. These will be made available upon re-opening the Administration.

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14th COVID 19 UPDATE July 2, 2020

In keeping with the Premier Doug Ford's gradual re-opening of the province, we have made the decision to keep everything status quo until July 15, 2020.

  1. QUESTIONNAIRE
    A total of 22 questionnaires were submitted and reviewed at the Council meeting of June 30, 2020. It was clear that members do not want anyone entering the Pickerel R Trailer Park or the leased lands. It was evident that members would like to see the security remain in place still. However, in keeping with the Province and what is going on around us, we are going to remove the security effective July 15, 2020.

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    12th COVID 19 UPDATE June 11, 2020

    Although, by the authority of the Premier Doug Ford, it's been reported that implementation of Phase 2 of the Province's strategy to reopen ce1tain businesses and service providers, we will continue to operate the status quo. Restricted access to our community will remain in place, with services.

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Job Postings

Daycare Cleaner

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a part-time Daycare Cleaner to join our Administration. The Daycare Cleaner reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for cleaning the HIFN Daycare building at the end of each business day. The Daycare Cleaner will perform general cleaning duties including sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning and stocking restrooms, washing walls and windows, cleaning the kitchen and fridge, disinfecting all surfaces and toys, and trash removal. 

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Nutritional Services Worker

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking a full-time Nutritional Services Worker to join our Administration. The Nutritional Services Worker reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for planning and preparing nutritional meals and snacks for the children of Henvey Inlet First Nation Daycare. This position requires great attention-to-detail and excellent time-management skills.

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Early Childhood Education Workers

Henvey Inlet First Nation is seeking three (3) qualified full-time Early Childhood Education Workers to join our Administration. The ECE Worker reports to the Daycare Supervisor and is responsible for providing supervision and direct childcare to children attending the HIFN Daycare, in compliance with all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial, and First Nations legislation, policies and procedures.

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Health News

Notice for Off-Reserve Members 

re: medical transportation

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CLICK HERE to read this notice.

Non-Insured health benefits – JULY 2019 CHANGES

NIHB Medical Transportation to access Interval/Safe Houses

Section 12.1 of the NIHB Medical Transportation Policy Framework has been amended to remove the exclusion of transportation to “interval/safe houses” under the MT benefit. To view the 2019 Changes CLICK HERE

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Medical Van Schedule

Please be advised of the Medical Bus schedule, also please contact the Health Centre in advance, preferably 3 days before if you have to cancel an appointment.

Schedule is as follows:

  • Monday - Sudbury
  • Tuesday - Parry Sound
  • Wednesday - Britt
  • Thursday - Sudbury
  • Friday - Emergencies Only