Pimicikamak is pleased to provide a donation of $20,210 in support of Cross Lake’s inaugural Graduation Pow Wow event.Â
Pimicikamak is pleased to contribute $4,200 to the Cross Lake Community Council, in support of it’s citizens hosting the 15th Annual Family Campout.Â
Predictable funding is required to support traditional gatherings that are effective in offsetting impacts of the project on cultural survival of the Pimicikamak people.
Funding support for traditional gatherings as remedial measuresÂ in accordance with Articles 24 of the NFA.
There is a need to perform a demographics study for the Pimicikamak territory.
Consistent with providing remedial measures for adverse effects of the project on recreation in accordance with Art. 24 of the NFA, and consistent with Articles 12, 21 and 22, this study will provide a baseline for multiple other initiatives / programs.
There is a need to provide Pimicikamak students with work experience so as to cultivating a mindset of self-sufficiency, and also to provide an increased sense of involvement in the community. This program is consistent with partial fulfilment of Articles 12.4,12.5.7 and 18.4.
Manitoba Hydro and Manitoba, as a sign of good faith, will further strengthen a relationship with Pimicikamak in supporting a cleanup effort in the community of Cross Lake. This student-led initiative will maintain public spaces including gathering sites and recreation facilities to improve both funcitonality and aesthetic quality of the spaces in the community. The work will include preparation, on-site support and clean up for community events and provide short term employment for Pimicikamak students. Besides gaining valuable work experience, students will benefit from an increased stake in their community promoting a sense of identity and value to their contribution.
There is a need to improve the existing justice system in Cross Lake by diverting offenders to cultural programs and services based on traditional restorative justice concepts.
To provide remedial measures for adverse effects of the project on Cross Lake residents under Article 24 of the NFA in a manner that will improve relations between Pimicikamak and Manitoba Hydro.
There is a need to provide training for youth work professionals and those interested in working with youths.
To have individuals within the community be equipped with the skills and best practices necessary to work with at-risk youths.
There is a need to provide support to at-risk youths that the community identifies as needing help to address risk factors for suicide.
To provide remedial support for the youths that will address the risk factors for suicide. Overtime, the goal is to expand this to a year round program that can continue to take on more youths that are at risk.
A Proposal to extend the existing PDC water regime model and agreement addressing high water levels on an interim basis to cover 2017.
A proposal to develop a new PDC model addressing low water events which if agreed to can be added to the interim extension agreement.
In the long term, a proposal will be developed to establish a more comprehensive permanent model, which if agreed, could be in place from 2018 forward.
Develop a new PDC model parameter addressing low water events which if agreed can be added to the interim extension agreement.
Consider how to revise the existing agreement to add Pimicikamak as a party and as the representative of CLBOIs in the interim extension
There is a need to update and produce a Comprehensive Community Plan that covers every aspect of community life for the Pimicikamak citizens.
For phase 1 (pre-planning stage), the goal is to perform research and consultations in the development of a detailed work plan for a Comprehensive Community Plan.