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Election Code Regulation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Annual General Meeting
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Beading Class
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Men’s Paint Day
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Election Code Regulation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Annual General Meeting
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Stay Safe Course
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Election Code Regulation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Christmas Stocking Making for Youth
Annual General Meeting
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Women’s Self-Care Group
Tufted Brooch Class
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Men’s Self-Care Group
POSTPONED! Snare Setting with Elder Archie Antoine
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fishscale Poppy Class
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hi-Tek Hockey Development Camp
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Hi-Tek Hockey Development Camp
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Election Code Regulation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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After school crafts for Kids – Make Mini Mittens
Annual General Meeting
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Women’s Self-Care Group
Election Code Regulation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Men’s Self-Care Group
Annual General Meeting
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Stay Safe Course
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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After school crafts for Kids – Gingerbread Baking
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Christmas Craft & Baking for Adults
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Youth Christmas Ornament Making
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After school crafts for Kids – Christmas Crafts with Paspew Staff
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Evening Christmas Crafts with the ladies from Paspew
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Family Fun Event for Children (0-7)
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Youth 12-17 Charcuterie Board Making
Youth Charcuterie Board Preparation
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Our Stories

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Rita Marten
“My daughter, do not ever forget your traditional way of life.”

Rita's message is to be proud of your rich, diverse cultural identity. Carry the torch and pass on teachings of your Cree, Dene, and Métis heritage. Be happy and acknowledge all the people you meet in your travels.

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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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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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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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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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