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What does GCC stand for?

GCC stands for Grand Council of the Crees (Canada)

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Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come, Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), said, "Fair and timely resolution of land and resource disputes is essential for reconciliation of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada and for closing the unacceptable gap in standard of living facing so many Indigenous communities.
The officials of the grand council, that is the grand chief, the deputy grand chief, the executive director, our chief negotiator, and myself, assume the diplomatic relations with the Government of Quebec," explained Romeo Saganash, director of Governmental Relations and International Affairs for the Grand Council of the Crees.
Among the key indigenous leaders themselves who have contributed greatly to this process--from Chief Ted Moses of the Grand Council of the Crees in Canada to Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum of Guatemala--one shall remain especially and fondly remembered for her contributions to not only the Working Group on Indigenous Populations but a seemingly endless list of relevant causes and coalitions.
Prior to the referendum, Matthew Coon-Come, Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees of Quebec stated, "There will be no annexation of ourselves or our territory to an independent Quebec without our consent" ("Guest Essay", Akwesasne Notes 1: 2).
On the political side, Diamond was a founding member of the Grand Council of the Crees, and he served as its Grand Chief from 1974 to 1984.
The column was Co-authored by the following: Grand Chief Ed John, the North American representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Matthew Coon Come, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), Warren Allmand, P.
Since the project was agreed to by the Grand Council of the Crees in 2002 as part of an omnibus agreement between the Cree, Government of Quebec and Hydro-Quebec called the Paix des Braves, concerns over greater environmental and health impacts, such as mercury contamination equal to that of coal fired power plants, together with increased project costs and reduced power requirements and forecasts by Hydro-Quebec, have cast doubt on the need for the project.