Three new information publications describing the work being completed within the Kuh-ke-nah Network of Smart First Nations Demonstration project are available online and in paper format. They include:
Nishnawbe Women's Leadership Forum
May 13-15, 2003
Equay-wuk (Women's Group) is organizing a three day gathering of women leaders, entitled, "Nishnawbe Women's Leadership Forum". The event will bring together women who are Chiefs and Councillors in NAN First Nation communities. The leadership forum will consist of presentations and discussions by women leaders about their experiences in running in band council elections and their experiences as Chiefs or Councillors.
The Leadership Forum will take place May 13-15, 2003, in Sioux Lookout, Ontario at the Sunset Inn. Invited to the forum are: 8 Chiefs, 1 Deputy Chief and 13 Councillors.
The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Emily Faries, Chief Self Government Negotiator for the Nishnawbe Aski Nation. Guest speakers include: Chief Margaret Penasse-Mayer (Nipissing First Nation), and Deputy Chief Gloria Harris (Missanabie Cree First Nation).
The event will be broadcast live on Wawatay Radio on the mornings of May 13-15, 2003.
Interested persons are welcome to come and observe.
Funding for this event was made possible Thanks to the Status of Women Canada.
For more information contact: