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The online home of the Mikisew Cree First Nation – serving
and informing Nation members and our communities at large.

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Wildlife Awareness Training
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Strengthening our Traditional Knowledge Program
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Canadian Firearms Safety Course
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
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Establishing a national holiday to commemorate the tragic legacy of residential schools in Canada was one of the 94 recommendations in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action. The Government of Canada recently passed legislation to make September 30th a federal statutory holiday called the Na , ...
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Our Stories

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Melanie Dene
Forging a path through academics and hard work

Melanie aspires to give back to her community by sharing her knowledge about history, decolonization and other aspects of her heritage that touch her community directly.

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Sara Voyageur
Giving her all in order to give back to her community

Ever since Sara Voyageur was a little girl, she knew she wanted to get into the healthcare field. "I never knew if I wanted to be a doctor or a nurse" she recounts.

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Robert Grandjambe
Growing up on Mikisew land: stewardship, pride, tradition

Robert Grandjambe’s life has always revolved around Mikisew land. He loves sharing his memories of it and the concern he has for its future.

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Shawn Simpson
A Mikisew member and dedicated Mikisew Group employee

Shawn Simpson is an interesting person in many ways, but if you were to describe him in one word it would be “dedication.” He is dedicated to his job and co-workers, to his family, traditions and the land, and to his community and the people around him.

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Lloyd Antoine
From zero to 90 in a decade

Having started out as a millwright, Lloyd is now a successful business owner employing a team of nearly 100 people and providing valuable services to major constructors and producers in the region.

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Joe Gibot
From children’s games to Red Seal mechanic

Joe is a successful heavy-duty mechanic who gained Red Seal certification in 1976 - something of which he is very proud. Since then, Joe has always been employed or apprenticing and, like many successful Mikisew members, able to make a living near his home.

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