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

Committee Members: Community Members:
Morris Ashawasagai Elwood Ashawasaga Jr.
Victor Ashawasagai Valerie Ashawasagai
Carrie Lynn Bennett Dmitri Ashawasegai
Eleanor Moses Marlene Shawana
Kim McQuabbie  
Judy Contin  
Sherry Contin  
Genevieve Solomon Dubois  

 

Regrets:
Ken Noble
Alex Ashawasagai
Allan McDonald

Committee reviewed remaining sections of the Draft Land Codes. Community will be kept up to date via its website. Jennifer will take pictures for committee bios on the website, so that off-reserve members will know who is on the committee. Committee members are to submit their bios to Terry by weeks end.  

Committee discussion around Wills, Estates and Matrimonial Real Property. Members expressed concern over the non-member widow(er) of a band member. How long will that person be allowed to stay in the community? Or how will this be codified? Issue was not resolved at this meeting, and will continue to be discussed at future meetings.

Dispute Panel Resolution discussion included powers of panel and if decisions are binding on Chief and Council;

Meeting adjourned.

Next meeting: January 9, 2007