KO Chiefs Meet in Winnipeg - Dec 18, 19, 2001

The Chiefs of Keewaytinook Okimakanak held their regular Board meeting in Winnipeg the week of December 17. A Christmas feast was held and presents were given to each of the chiefs from the KO staff (beautiful vests with their First Nation's crest hand sewn by Linda Kay Peters). See the pictures of the KO Board meeting and Xmas feast. Guest presentations were given at the meeting by the following resource people: * Nishnawbe Aski Nation leadership (Grand Chief Stan Beardy, Deputy Grand Chiefs Raymond Ferris and Goyce Kakegamic) * Nishnawbe Aski Nation staff (David Paul Achneepineskum - Executive Director, Maggie Chisel - Health Planner, Mike Morris, Far North Fire Management Program Coordinator) * FedNor (Carl Seibel and Mitch Diabo) * SLAAMB (Bob Bruyere) KO Staff presentations / updates included: * Telehealth and Health - Orpah McKenzie and John Rowlandson * Economic Development - David Neegan * Public Works - Peter Campbell and Barry Strachan * Finance - Penny Carpenter * Education - Jim Teskey * Smart Project - Brian Beaton