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CHIEF & COUNCIL1

OKIMÂHKÂN CHIEF

Chief Badger was re-elected Chief of the Sucker Creek First Nation on Nov. 29, 2016

SCFN COUNCILLORS: Michelle Willier, Steve Willier, Charmaine Willier-Larsen, Roderick Willier, Alvin Cardinal, Sandra L. Willier

TREATY AGREEMENT

TEPEYIMOWIN TREATY

"...AS ALL THE RIGHTS YOU HAVE NOW WILL NOT BE INTERFERED WITH, ANYTHING YOU GET IN ADDITION MUST BE CLEAR GAIN...", Treaty VIII Commissioners

Our forefathers believed this would be a true partnership and agreed to its terms for peace and friendship...

INDIAN COUNCIL

OKIMÂNÂHK COUNCIL

THE FOUR INITIAL OBJECTIVES

  • ENCOURAGE, ASSIST, SUPPORT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES
  • IMPROVE DIALOGUE AMONG NATIONS AND GOVERNMENTS
  • ENGAGE IN NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES

FIRST NATIONS

MÂMAWAPOWIN A.F.N.

Over the course of centuries Aboriginal Customs and Culture have had a strong influence on defining Canadian Culture.

ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS (AFN) is the body of First Nations leaders in Canada. The aims of the organization are to protect the rights, treaty obligations, ceremonies, and claims of citizens of the First Nations in Canada.

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

  • SEP
    28 2015
    COMMUNITY EVENT: Tribal North, Northern Matt & Bridge and Northern Frontier Presentations Rec Centre 10:30 am Lunch to be served
  • DEC
    12 2011
    December 12 : The website now includes confirmed PCD dates and PCD distribution locations. Keep checking for the latest updates. Every location will also show a maP.
  • MAY
    17 2011
    SCFN TRADITIONAL LANDUSE STUDY will be released presenting the results of the TLU interviews completed in the Spring of 2011. Featured report to be added soon. SCFN Members access only.
  • MAR
    03 2011
    SCFN OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL now live. Covers topics such as First Nation Governance, Culture, Traditions and Language. Follow the progress made by the the Assembly of First Nation in Ottawa.
  • FEB
    03 2011
    REDESIGN OF SCFN.CA now live featuring new content, archive images, historical facts and much more. Soon launching SCFN YouTube and Twitter Channels in addition to Facebook.

SUCKER CREEK FIRST NATION

The Sucker Creek First Nation is located on the southwestern shore of Lesser Slave Lake at Enilda, about 22 kilometers east of High Prairie, Alberta. The band has a registered population of 2,099 (as of March 2003) and almost 6,000 hectares of reserve land. Sucker Creek First Nation is a holistic, thriving and successful community operating under the principles of good governance and sustainability while meeting the needs of its membership and honouring the spirit and intent of Treaty 8.

The Sucker Creek Administration Building currently houses the offices of the Sucker Creek First Nation Chief and Council Administration, the Sucker Creek Health Centre and the sub-office of the Indian Regional Council. A monument was raised in honor of the Treaty VIII Centennial Commemoration in June 1999.

Over the course of the next 3 years, Sucker Creek First Nation will implement and deliver sustainable programs, projects and services that will enhance our member and community needs in a fair and fiscally responsible manner.The Sucker Creek Chief and Council are working to improve the social, cultural and economic independence of band members and are responsible for delivery of a wide variety of programs and services to members in the following fields:

CHIEF COUNCIL PORTFOLIO GOVERNANCE

  • FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
  • HOUSING & CONSULTATION
  • FIRST NATION MEMBERSHIP
  • TREATY ISSUES, OIL & GAS ROYALTIES
  • SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
  • CHILD WELFARE, YOUTH & JUSTICE
  • FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & HRD

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OSTESIMÂW IYINÎSIWIN PASKWÂWIYINÎNÂHK

"Ka-kí-kiskéyihtétan óma, namoya kinwés maka aciyowés pohko óma óta ka-hayayak wasétam askihk, ékwa ka-kakwéy miskétan kiskéyihtamowin, iyinísiwin, kistéyitowin, mina nánisitotatowin kakiya ayisiniwak, ékosi óma kakiya ka-wahkotowak." "Realize that we as human are on Earth for only a short time and must use this time to gain wisdom, knowledge, respect and understanding for all human beings since we are all relatives."
Cree Elders' Heritage - Words of Wisdom