A LETTER FROM CHASTITY MITCHELL
THE INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MMS

As I address you today as the Interim Executive Director of the Mi’gmawei Mawio’mi Secretariat (MMS), I am humbled to continue my journey with the MMS organization during this period of transition and growth. Having been part of the MMS…

NAIG Recap

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government would like to acknowledge our 10 Listuguj athletes who competed in the North American Indigenous Games in Nova Scotia last week. Based on all the videos and photos, NAIG will be a memorable time in their…

CHIEF’S CORNER WITH CHIEF SCOTT MARTIN – JULY 2023

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Summer is in full swing, and we’ve had many great events and celebrations in the community! Indigenous People’s Day, the Listuguj Graduation Banquet, the Bike Rodeo, the NAIG athlete parade, and more! On behalf of the administration, we…

Reintroducing Listuguj’s Comprehensive Community Plan

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The comprehensive community plan (CCP) was developed in 2012 by Chief Dean Vicaire, his administration at the time, and was coordinated by Tracey Metallic in collaboration with Dalhousie University. The plan was put into motion to collect feedback…

Canada’s First Indigenous Miss World Canada – Emma Morrison

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Emma Morrison is a member of Chapleau Cree First Nation, outside of Timmins, Ontario.  She grew up very connected to her culture and spent most of her time outdoors: hunting, fishing, and playing sports. In 2017, Morrison received a message…

Donna Metallic – Helping Individuals Navigate the Criminal Justice System

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“The Native Courtworkers” program is a part of The Native Para-Judicial Services of Quebec that offers support services to help Indigenous people involved in the criminal justice system. These could be victims, witnesses, and accused in…

Chief’s Corner with Chief Scott Martin – June 2023

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On June 11th, we honored and acknowledged the events that took place in 1981 that strengthened our community. It was great to see so many people out for our Migwite’tm 81 Commemoration event. Thank you to all the sponsors and volunteers who…

2nd Dan Black Belt – Joey Caplin

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Listuguj’s Joey Caplin is currently in grade 10 at Sugarloaf Senior High School, and will be going into Grade 11 in the Fall. His grandmother put him in Taekwondo when he was six years old because he was getting bullied. “It wasn’t for…

Migwite’tm 2023

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Chief MartinMigwite’tm 2023 SpeechJune 11, 2023It’s inspiring to see Listuguj come together to honor our people who were involved in the 1981 raid. This year as the previous years, the commemoration carries a meaningful name: “Today we…

Indigenous Representation in the RCMP

The National Police Federation recently published a new book, “Why We Serve: Stories of Today’s RCMP Members – Celebrating 150 Years.” The book celebrates 150 RCMP members across the country. One of those members is Listuguj’s…