Matawa First Nations, a tribal council representing nine First Nations in northwestern Ontario, is taking a proactive approach with land use management to safeguard its cultural and historical values.
What does MFN stand for?
MFN stands for Matawa First Nations (Canada)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The Matawa First Nations Management Health and Social Special Projects department is looking for volunteers from across northwestern Ontario to become members of a regional crisis task force that would serve the Matawa First Nations communities of Aroland, Constance Lake, Eabametoong, Hornepayne, Marten Falls, Neskantaga, Nibinimik and Webequie.
Bentley Cheechoo, tribal chair of Matawa First Nations Management, stressed the importance of the cultural centre in keeping the language and traditions of First Nation people alive for future generations.
He also helped Bunting initiate the anti-prescription drug abuse campaign that involves Matawa First Nations Management, the tribal council that represents Constance Lake, as well as eight other area First Nations.
Paul Capon, policy advisor for the Matawa First Nations, says the increasingly warmer temperatures threaten to occasionally isolate communities for greater periods of time.
Matawa First Nations Management Services, Nishaawbe-Aski Police Service, the Notre Dame Hospital in Hearst, Ontario Provincial Police and Crime Stoppers support Constance Lake on this issue.
The company is majority owned by the Matawa First Nations Council, made up of 10 Ojibway and Cree First Nations communities in the Nishnawbe Aski Nation territory throughout Northern Ontario.
At the time, Matawa First Nations Management Tribal Chair Bentley Cheechoo broadcast the situation as an emergency and said "We are looking for INAC and Health Canada to step up to the plate and provide the proper assistance.