The Qalipu First Nation and the Federation of Newfoundland Indians will be hosting nine community sessions during February and March 2017. The community sessions are being arranged to provide members and applicants with an opportunity to receive information about the enrolment process and to raise questions and concerns. The agenda for the community sessions will be structured as follows:
- Opening prayer and welcoming remarks
- History of the enrolment file
- Present status of the enrolment file
- Appeals process overview
- Questions and answers
- Closing prayer
Chief Mitchell, who will be accompanied by Elders and the Qalipu Ward Councillor, will lead the community sessions. Information will also be shared with members and applicants regarding support services that are available to help them through this difficult time.
The first round of community sessions will take place from February 13 – 16, 2017 as per the following schedule:
|Feb 13, 2017||7:00 pm||Flat Bay||Flat Bay Band Office|
|Feb 14, 2017||7:00 pm||Port au Port East||Port aux Port Leisure Club|
|Feb 15, 2017||7:00 pm||St. Georges||Ktaqmkuk Mi’kmaq Museum|
|Feb 16, 2017||7:00 pm||Stephenville||Lions Den|
Community sessions will also be held in Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Appleton, Gander Bay, and Hawkes Bay. Further details on these sessions will be released in the coming days.
For more information regarding the community events, please contact:
Mabel MacDonald, 634-5111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org