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Edition 11 - Issue 131

Now available online at:

Odehimin Kizis—Strawberry Moon—June 24, 2011 TFN Council Tel: Fax: TFN Administration Tel: Fax:

819-723-2370 819-723-2799 819-723-2335 819-723-2353

Outreach Office New Liskeard, On. Tel:


Police Tel: Admin: Fax:

819-723-2323 819-723-2810 819-723-2734

Health Center Reception: Fax: CHR: Med. Tran. N.N.A.D.A.P. Brighter Futures

819-723-2260 819-723-2272 819-723-2487 819-723-2599 819-723-2153 819-723-2381

Social Services Tel: Fax:

819-723-2955 819-723-2925

819-723-2152 819-723-2272

A.L.T.C.C. Tel: Fax:

819-723-2225 819-723-2112

CHNT Radio Station Tel: Fax:

819-723-2121 819-723-2167

H.R.S.D. Tel: Fax:

819-723-5333 819-723-5211

Kiwetin School Tel: Fax:

819-723-2533 819-723-2578

Recreation Center Tel: Fax:

819-723-2291 819-723-2353

Seniors/Elders Unit Tel:


Parajudicial Services Tel:


Economic Dev. Tel:

Audra Chief

Network Specialist

TDSS Graduates

Wedodowin Front Line Services Tel: Fax:

Income Security Tel:

Congratulations to All Our Graduates

819-723-5333 Ext. 232 819-723-5333 Ext. 226

Tasha Hamelin Tyler Hamelin Jamie King Faith McBride Elijah Polson-Groulx Karen Thivierge Abigail Wabie Britney Wabie

Riviere-des-Quinze Graduate Melina Stanger

Head Start Graduates Kiwetin School Alexander Gratton Jaden Jamieson Jaevyn Julien Cedrik Kearney Phoenix King Evan Polson Hailey-Jeann Polson Landen PolsonPresseault Gavin Thivierge Brayden Wabie

Samantha McBride

Bachelor in Social Science Minor in Political Science

Kindergarten Graduates Kiwetin School Karsen Chief Keirah King-Tebiscon Connor MathiasFawcett Rianne McLaren Grace Moore Ethan PerreaultLavoie Aidan Polson Dylan Polson Tyler Polson Dominique RoyWabie Isaiah SniderChevrier Hunter Viau

Claudia Chevrier Legal Office Administration

École secondaire catholique Sainte-Marie Graduate Joey Roy-Wabie

Grade 8 Graduates Kiwetin School Jasmin Chevrier-Wabie Karis Cote Austin Mathias-Fawcett Jodie McKenzie Jacob McLaren Amber Polson Raven Polson Damian Sigouin Monica Thivierge Vanessa Wabie Alex Wabie-Dagelman Bradley WabieDagelman

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Law Extends Human Rights Protection to Reserve Aboriginals Source: Calgary Herald

A groundbreaking law takes effect Saturday June 18, 2011 which allows people living on reserves to seek protection under the Canadian Human Rights Act if they feel they have faced discrimination by their band council. In an interview, Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan described the change as a significant shift which finally provides to aboriginals the same human rights protections that have been provided to Canadians. "It's a big deal. It should be celebrated. We are including First Nations people in society on the same basis as everyone else. So it's hugely important." Moreover, Duncan had a direct message for band councils and aboriginal groups that have expressed concerns about the change — which was passed into law in 2008 but only takes effect now after a grace period. "We all face change in our lives," said Duncan. "The business communities have to deal with lots of change. People have had to deal with lots of change. The world is an unstable place. This is just something to be accommodated. There's no downside to treating people with respect. This is common sense. There's nothing mystical or magical about this. It's a basic building block of respecting human rights." As of Saturday, any decisions or actions taken by band councils and the federal government, made under the Indian Act, will be subject to the Canadian Human Rights Act. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo called on the federal government Thursday to ensure enough funds are supplied to implement the shift. "First Nations fully support human rights and want to continue to work with the federal government to ensure our governments and citizens have the appropriate supports to effectively work through this change," he said in a written statement. "Currently, First Nations lack the capacity and resources to effectively implement the changes," he said noting that many aboriginals have voiced concern about how the new human-rights protections will affect local services, lands and facilities. For instance, he said public buildings and housing owned by First Nations will need to "meet the needs" of the physically disabled.

"Clear commitments must be made in order for First Nations to be in a position to ensure respect for human rights." When the Canadian Human Rights Act was introduced in 1977, it included a clause — section 67 — which essentially exempted people on reserves from using the protections of the act if they felt they had experienced discrimination by the federal government or band councils. The exemption was adopted as a temporary measure while discussions were under way with native groups about possible reforms to the Indian Act. Over the years, there were failed legislative attempts to change it and Canada came under criticism in various reports — including from the United Nations — for its unfair human rights treatment of aboriginals. When Parliament repealed the exemption in 2008, the change immediately kicked in for any complaints against the federal government. But a three-year transition phase was allowed for First Nations to prepare for the adjustment. The repeal won support from some natives, notably women who felt they have faced discrimination by band councils. But many aboriginal leaders raised objections, citing the impact repeal would have on their collective rights and their ability to cope with the financial costs of rulings stemming from discrimination complaints. Some argued that freedom from discrimination is incompatible with aboriginal collective rights and interests. Others took the view that First Nations are sovereign and should not be governed by any federal or provincial laws. Duncan said the governing Tories decided they would not bend to the opposition. "To us this is a human rights provision and it's not really negotiable." He said he doesn't think band councils will be deluged with human rights complaints, noting that there have been 20 complaints against the federal government in the last three years and that not all of those are related to the change in the Act. "We can never predict with a high degree of reliability on some of these things. But the evidence would suggest that they will not be swamped. And if they are, well then we'll have to look at how to respond."

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Red Cross Babysitting Course Time Commitment: 8 hours: Monday June 27, 2011 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Location: TFN Medical Center Course will be given by: Rollie Allaire,

Clinical Coordinator/Counselor

Cost: NO COST To register: Email or call 819-723-2152. Space limited to 15 participants You're an adolescent of 11 years (born 2000) old or older and you've decided to become a babysitter.

―Housing Department‖ 2 - 3 bedroom houses Please be advised that the TFN Housing Department is now accepting applications for 2 new homes (Article 95) for a 25 year subsidized mortgage at $345 / month. Description: Upstairs: 3 bedrooms,1 full washroom Main floor: Laundry room (toilet and sink) Living room/dining room and kitchen Accepting applications immediately and deadline for submitting your application is: Thursday July 7th, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m. Application forms available at 24 Algonquin Avenue, TFN’s Administration Office. Please submit your applications to Darlene (Darlo) Chevrier, Housing Manager. Please note: There will absolutely be no modifications to the plans. All sections of the application form must be completed and all required documents provided.

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“Congratulations Claudia, we are very proud of you. With all the ups and downs in your life you never gave up, way to go! Love Mom, Butch, Jeremy, Jesse, Wesley and the rest

We would like to congratulate Britney Wabie who graduated Gr. 12 on June 23rd and was also on the honour roll this semester. We are very proud of you and support you every step of the way. We love you, Mom, Marce and Kurt

Learn a Little Today and Use it a Lot Midjin - Food Madamin - corn Padakan - potatoes Toodooshanabo - milk Wabimin - apples Pakwejigan - bread Wiyas - meat Oshinimin - tomato Wawan - eggs Nishishwabo - tea Nabobi - soup Toodoosh-pimide - butter Wabi-manomin - rice Sizibkwad - sugar Shiwabo - softdrink Midi - lard

Ikidowin - Words Adawewigamig - store Kikinomagegamig - school Chibakwegamig - kitchen Akoziwigamig - hospital Kabodawayan - coat Makizinan - shoes Anagabeshagan - pants Midjikawan - mitt Tada - father Chodjo - mother Ikwesins - girl Kiwisens - boy Wisiniwagan - table Ishkwandem - door Nibewin - bed Shoniya - money Mitig - tree Mikan - road

Community Notice There is a vacant seat on the Board of Directors of the Anishnabe Long Term Care Centre, please submit a letter stating why you would like to be part of the board to Mary Ann Babin, at 26 Algonquin Avenue and the selection will be at our next Board meeting July 4th, 2011. Meegwetch Mary Ann Babin Director

TFN Offices Summer Hours Summer Hours are as follows Monday to Thursday:

8:00 am to 12:15 pm 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm


8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Friday afternoon:


This includes Band Office, Council Office, Health Center Ni Dakinan (Natural Resources and Heritage Dept.)

Ending: September 2, 2011

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Seniors/Elders Update Laptop/Printer and Hockey Pool The Seniors and Elders would like to thank everyone who participated in our Hockey Pool and draw for a Laptop/printer The winners of the Hockey Pool:

1st period 2nd period 3rd period

Danny Chief Carrie Ann McBride Craig McBride

$50.00 $100.00 $150.00

The winner of the Laptop and Printer was Jean Guy Gagnon Congratulations to the winners and participants; you're all winners!!!! THANK YOU Pot Luck Supper Seniors are reminded that our Pot Luck Supper will be held on June 29th at the Seniors Unit. All Seniors/Elders are welcome to participate, bring in a favorite dish or desert or whatever you want for the table and whatever comes in is what willed be served. Join in the fun and surprise us!! The more the merrier Next Meeting The date of the next meeting is July 7, 2011 at 1:30PM at the Seniors Unit. A report on our finances will be given. We need your input so join the gang. We'll have a yack and snack after the meeting and a chance to sit with friends for a while. See you there

We are inviting everyone from our First Nations Communities to three fun-filled days of festivities and event to be held at the

Wanaki Centre & Kitigan Zibi School Pow-Wow Grounds July 15-17, 2011 Food Stands, Craft Stands and Information Kiosks will be available to guests. “rough camping” services will be available on a first-come, first served basis only available at the Kitagan Zibi Pow-Wow grounds. Phone: 819-449-7000 Web: CANOE RACES, LIVE MUSIC SHOWS, HORSE SHOES, HOOP DANCING, WANAKI CENTRE TOURS, RECOVERY & RELEASE WORKSHOPS, SACRED FIRE, SWEAT LODGE CEREMONY, TRADITIONAL FEAST AND MORE…...

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BBQ at the Anishnabe Long Term Care Centre June 30th 2011 12:00 to 13:00 THE MENU WILL INCLUDE: BBQ combos: 1 Italian sausage or 1 Hamburger or 2 Hot dogs With salad, dessert & tea, coffee or juice for $6.00 EXTRA: 1 Italian sausage: $2.50 1 Hamburger: $2.50 1 Hot dog: $1.25 Water or pop: $1.00 Dessert: $1.00

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Minister Duncan and National Chief Atleo Launch Engagement Process for First Nation Elementary and Secondary Education Source: Postmedia News

The federal government and the Assembly of First Nations have appointed an advisory panel to examine how to improve education for aboriginal students and keep them in school longer. The announcement was made Tuesday at an event attended by Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan and AFN national Chief Shawn Atleo. The move is in connection with a "joint action plan" announced earlier this month by the Harper government and the AFN in which both sides pledged to work together on a wide range of initiatives. The emphasis will be on improving education, increasing accountability of First Nations governments, boosting First Nations economies, and working on treaty and land claims. On Tuesday, Duncan and Atleo announced that a three-person "national panel" will examine how to improve education. They will hold roundtable sessions, visit First Nation schools and conduct meetings with stakeholders across the country, such as First Nation leaders, parents, students, elders and teachers. "Education is a targeted priority," said Duncan. "Today's announcement is a concrete example of the importance of partnership and collaboration." The panel will look at a range of options, including legislation, to improve education for aboriginal students. It will submit its report by the end of this year. The members of the panel are: Scott Haldane, president of YMCA Canada; George Lafond, former chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council; and Caroline Krause, a nationally recognized aboriginal educator who worked for the Vancouver School Board as a teacher and administrator. "This engagement focuses on encouraging individuals to offer their input and insights on reforming elementary and secondary education on reserve," said Duncan. Atleo concurred, saying that all First Nations have made education a "top priority." "This panel is an important opportunity to profile what is working and where there are barriers that must be overcome. We encourage all First Nations educators, leaders and families to fully engage." He said the goal is to find ways to "finally deliver sustainable, stable and equitable education enabling our students to succeed." The need for improvements to education on reserves was recently noted in a passionate speech by outgoing auditor general Sheila Fraser. She noted that only 41 per cent of students on reserves graduate from high school, compared to 77 per cent of students in the rest of the country. The engagement process is also designed to allow anyone with an interest and a view on how to improve First Nation elementary and secondary education to participate through a dedicated website where participants can post, vote and comment on ideas, and submit and/or read written submissions online. The Panel will report by the end of the 2011 calendar year. To learn more about the engagement process and to make sure your voice is heard, visit

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Back row (left to right) Kevin Jamieson, Jesse Chaput, Alphonse Chief, Jamie Polson, Jordan Chief, Darryl Chief. Front row: Cody Polson, Simon Chief, Keenan Chief, Kyle Chevrier. Missing in the pic: Archie Wabie.

to King’s Smoke Shack, Golden Eagle Smoke Shack and Midjim Dépanneur for their financial contribution in the Martin Lachance Invitational Ball Tournament in Val D’or June 17-19, 2011. For some player’s it was their first tournament experience and everyone really had fun. We made it to the “B” Division finals but came up a little short !

T.F.N Chiefs Men’s Team

Lil’ Chiefs June 23 - Home game June 30 - Kerns Twp. July 7 - Home game July 14 - Dymond Twp. July 21 - Home game July 28 - Engleheart August 4 - Playoff’s begin ! ! Back row: Peter Thivierge, Cody Polson, Alex Millette, Jacob McLaren, Jodie McKenzie Front row: Andrea Millette, Vanessa Wabie, Quinton Polson, Serena McLaren, Cassie Simpson

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New from Social Development Department Good day T.F.N. Community, there has been a lot of activity within the department and with summer upon us there are numerous child and youth activities to look forward to first, there are a couple of notes I would like to announce before getting to the activities. All summer students are scheduled to start summer employment this Monday June 27. There will be an orientation meeting at the community hall for 8:00 that Monday Morning.

 I am looking for 2 cooks to cook for summer camp for a period of 4-5 weeks, please forward your names to me or Nancy McBride by July 6.

 Also looking for names for security on the weekends for the summer’s camp.

The person will be watching over the camp grounds on the weekends of July 22-25, July 29-Aug. 1 , and 5-8th. st

 Finally is anyone a lifeguard?

Again for the summer camp weeks. Please forward your name to me or


Nibin Keebeshinnan (Summer Camp at Bullrock) Schedule Who 12-13 yrs. 14-15 yrs. 8-9 yrs. 10-11 yrs.

When July 18-22 July 25-29 Aug. 1-5 Aug. 8-12

* please forward your child’s name and number to me as soon as possible. Every summer Koreans come to Timiskaming First Nation community to do an array of activities. This summer they will be in the community from Monday July 25th-27th. ~ All kids are welcome ~ Then we have baseball for the kids from 4-17 yrs of age. If your child hasn’t already registered call me at the Band Administration office for more details. Also Mr. Pierre will be still having his activities every Tuesday from 10 to 2 p.m. These will also be time for baseball practices. Finally there will be Bingos every Thursday evening starting at 6:30 p.m. Meegwetch, Harold McKenzie Social Development Coordinator.

Blue Recycle Bins Will Arrive In the Coming Days Recycling is one of the best ways for us to have a positive impact on the world in which we live. Recycling is important to both the natural environment and us. We must act fast as the amount of waste we create is increasing all the time. The amount of rubbish we create is constantly increasing because: people are buying more products and ultimately creating more waste. more people on the planet to create waste.

Please see the following page to see what and how we on the Timiskaming First Nation are to start recycling.

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Any kind of bottles, wine, soft drinks, spirits or clear glass

Magazines & Catalogs

Any kind of glass utility jars (colored or clear)

Brochures & Pamphlets

Cardboard/ Paperboard

Junk Mail & Envelopes

Food Boxes & Cartons, Beverage Cartons

File Folders & Card Stock

Gift, Shoe & Tissue Boxes, Molded Fiberboard

Office, Copy & Colored Paper

Corrugated Cardboard (flatten or cut up)

Shredded Paper (bag up)

Paper Sacks & Bags, Cereal Boxes

Telephone & Paperback Books

Paper Towel & Toilet Paper Rolls

Wrapping Paper

Paper Egg Cartons

Plastics Plastic Bottles (PETE)


Soda Pop & Water Bottles

Aluminum & Tin Cans

Plastic Bottles & Jugs (HDPE)

Aluminum Plates & Pans

Milk & Water Jugs

Aerosol Cans (empty)

Food & Condiment Bottles

Cookware, Pots & Pans

Cleaning, Laundry & Detergent Bottles

Metal Clothes Hangers (tie them together)

Plastic grocery Bags (bag up)

Scrap Copper, Brass & Aluminum

How to prepare the Recyclables

How to recycle soft plastic

Remove the publicity flyers form the plastic bags. Neatly fold the cardboard boxes Rinse all containers as to avoid unwanted odors or vermin (no need to remove the labels) Remove all the different lids from your containers (these recyclables can be put loose in the bin)

Place into a single bag all the soft plastics bags, making sure that they are clean and empty of there content. Knot this bag and it’s ready for the bin.

NO! Do not put these items in the Blue Bin Light Bulbs (any kind)

Food Stained Material, Food & Liquid Waste

Blankets, Towels & Pillows

Soiled Aluminum Foil

Draperies & Blinds

soiled paper Plates, Cups & Pizza Boxes

Clothing & Shoes

soiled Napkins, Paper Towels & Tissue

China & Ceramics

Styrofoam, Bubble Wrap & Packing

Window Glass and earthenware

Pet Food Bags & Diapers, garden hose

Plastic Toys & Electronics

Plastic Tarps & Garden Hoses

Print & Toner Cartridges

Green Waste, Toys, toothpaste tubes

Auto Parts & Batteries

Rocks, Dirt & Sod

Motor Oil Bottles & Paint Cans

Wood Scraps & Construction Material

Household Hazardous Waste

Automotive or bicycle parts

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Ada Chevrier or Lindsay McLaren Polson - Field Technicians 28 Algonquin Ave. Timiskaming First Nation, QC J0Z 3B0 819-723-2019

Answers to the Discover what You Know about H 2 0 trivia : 1.False. The amount of water on our planet has been the same for billions of years. The water on Earth keeps recycling. Rain, hail and snow are a part of the never-ending water cycle. 2. False. Each day humans take in and expel an average of 2.4 litres of water. We take in about 1.4 litres in the liquids we drink and about 0.7 litres in what we eat. 3. True. Although not everything dissolve in water, it often referred to as the “universal solvent” because of its ability to dissolve more substances than any other liquid. 4. False. Most fresh water occurs below the Earth’s surface as ground water. The amount of fresh water underground is about 37 times the amount on Earth’s surface. 5.

True. Driven by the sun’s energy, water is constantly on the move because of evaporation and condensation.

6. False. Environment Canada estimates that the average Canadian uses 343 litres of treated water daily. Almost half of this goes down the drain. Less than 5% is used for drinking. 7. False. Most liquids including water get smaller when they cool. However when it freezes it expands and becomes less dense. This is why ice cubes float on your soda and pond water freezes from top down. 8. True. Approximately 97% of the water on Earth is salt water and is found in oceans. We cannot drink salt water or use it in agriculture. Of the 3% of fresh water in the world, about 0.1% is readily available as liquid water. 9. False. Canada and the U.S share Lake Superior. The largest fresh water lake is entirely in Canada and it’s Great Bear Lake located in the Northwest Territories.

Match the picture with the name of the species. (species in Algonquin)

1. White fish (Adikamek) 2. Walleye (Ogash) 3. Yellow perch (Cawesh) 4. Lake Sturgeon (Nime) 5. Northern Pike (Kinoje) 6. Trout (Namegos)

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Appreciation Corner (Thank you for going above and beyond)

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it." You are obviously both wise and virtuous. Please accept our sincere thanks for volunteering your time to sit on the Board of the Anishnabe Long Term Care Center. Your generosity benefited countless others. Your support won't be forgotten. Founding Board Members Gloria Millette Theresa Wabie Joyce King Shirley McBride Norma C. Heath Louise Polson Gerald Hanbury Steve King Carol McBride Arden McBride

Past Board Members Terry McBride Velma Stanger Daniel Chief Darlene Chevrier Lynn Cyr Wanda King Shirley McBride Harold McKenzie Kevin Chief

Present Board Members Terry McBride Carol McBride Darlene Chevrier Shirley McBride Nancy McBride Joanne King Norma C. Heath Lynn Cyr Sharon McBride

Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.


116 WHITEWOOD AVE NEW LISKEARD, ON NEXT CIRCLE: WEDNESDAY July 6, 2011 TIME: STARTING AT 6:30 PM SHARP Contact: Marilyn C. Wills at 705-647-7877



Full Moon Ceremony Miskomin Kizis – Rasberry Moon

Friday July 15, 2011 8:30 pm at Marilyn Chevrier-Wills Lodge (Full Moon Lodge) On Richard’s Road

Please bring you own cloth and tobacco

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Kiwetin School Parent Committee Estelle Wabie for Head Start- Kindergarten Twyla Wabie for Grades 1 & 2 Robin Chevrier for Grades 3& 4 Christine Chevrier for Grades 5&6 Lynn Simpson for Grades 7&8 Harold McKenzie and Wanda King are the two members representing the community at large The two Parent Committee members who are on LEA are: Harold McKenzie and Christine Chevrier

The next Parent Committee Meeting is scheduled for the following date: Thursday August 29, 2011 and Tuesday September 20, 2011 All meetings will be in the Kiwetin School Library starting at 4:30 pm

Congratulations!!!! Leslie McBride

the winner of the Makobe 16ft Canoe PFD which also included paddles and safety kit The C.C.C. would like to take This time to thank everyone for their support!!!

Anishnabe Tales Project

Hello! My name is Arden Jr. McBride; I am currently attending the University of Ottawa, where I am studying Anthropology. This summer I will be working with Dan Lavigne on the project Anishnabe Tales. The goal of the project is to gather and record the lifehistories of the elders of the community. During the next five to six weeks I will be contacting the elders to schedule an appointment. Should you have any questions regarding this project please do not hesitate to contact Dan or AJ at 819-723-2335

Thursday Night 6:30 pm Sharp Entry Fee – $20

Any student looking for volunteer school hours can call Dan at 819-723-2335

Extra 2 Strips - $5.00 Extra 4 Strips – $10.00 Specials & Jackpots - $1.00 each

Megwetch, Thank You, Merci

New Programs and New Rules..!!

Harold McKenzie Social Development Coordinator 24 Algonquin Ave Timiskaming First Nation, Quebec (819)723-2335

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All are invited to

Lawn Cutting Services

Join us in worship, teaching and preaching


of the Word on

Ralph McKenzie

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm at Karen Polson’s home

at 819-723-2838

60 Richard’s Rd.

l O V


John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved."

Reverse Osmosis Residential Water System Systems sold here at $210.00 compared to other systems that are sold at $350.00 Price D.I.Y. Installation $210.00 Seller installed $260.00 Potential customer usage is one 18 liter per week. Recommended filter change every 6 months at an annual cost of $120.00 $120.00 / 52 wks. = $2.30 weekly costs The more bottles you use per week the more the savings. D.I.Y. customers realize further savings on home maintenance. One system on hand. First come first served.

For information or to purchase Call Francis Robinson at 819-723-5173 R.O. water is the best, safest, healthiest drinking water available.

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SUMMER CAMPS ON TUESDAYS From 10 am to 2 pm at Kiwetin School

Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday

June 28th July 5th July 19th August 2nd August 9th August 16th August 23th

More than 100$ in participation prices! /

Offer of Employment

The TFN is an equal opportunity employer and where members with equal qualifications will be given priority.

All the complete job postings are available at the Administration Office Title

Cooks (Bullrock Summer Camp)


4 to 5 Weeks

Application deadline:

Wednesday July 6, 2011 at 4:00pm

Tentative date of employment beginning

July 11, 2011

Applicants should be aware that the TFN has a pre-employment drug testing program. All Positions have a 6 month probation period, Anyone interested in the above positions are invited to submit their names to: Nancy McBride 24 Algonquin Avenue (TFN) Notre-Dame du Nord, QC J0Z 3B0

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Employee schedule for annual holidays For the month of July

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Employee schedule for annual holidays For the month of August

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TFN Newsletter and Learning Resource Center

Odehimin Kizis

New Moon: June 1

24 Algonquin Ave. Notre Dame du Nord, QC - J0Z 3B0

Strawberry Moon

First Quarter: June 9





Full Moon: June 15

June Activity Calendar


Last Quarter: June 23

The sixth moon of Creation is Strawberry Moon. The medicine of the strawberry is reconciliation. It was during this moon cycle that communities usually held their annual feasts, welcoming everyone home, regardless of their differences over the past year, letting go of judgment and/or self-righteousness. Manadjitaganiwan

Metisowini Kijigan

Anjeni Kijigan

Sozep Kijigan




Wed 1







Council Meeting





21 Kiwetin and Offices closed

Council Meeting

Aboriginal Day





Senior/Elder Com Meeting 1:30



Full Moon Ceremony

Bingo 6:30pm Community Hall



Kiwetin School’s Last day of School Bingo 6:30pm Community Hall





TDSS Pow-Wow





24 Kiwetin and Offices closed



St. Jean Baptiste



Bingo 6:30pm Community Hall

Council Meeting



Bingo 6:30pm Community Hall

Council Meeting


Mini Kijigan


Bingo 6:30pm Community Hall


Chibayatigo Kijigan



If you have dates of up coming community events that you would like to see on the calendar, please contact Dan Lavigne at : 819 -723-2335 or by e-mail:


Submissions deadline for next Newsletter: Wednesday June 22, 2011 at 12:00 pm. The Newsletter will be circulated on Friday June 23, 2011

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