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Invitation to All Sagamok Anishnawbek from Rhea Assinewe, Membership Coordinator, dated October 31, 2018 to participate in a Community Conversation "The FUTURE of Sagamok Anishnawbek"


To:      All Sagamok Anishnawbek

Date:   October 31, 2018

From:  Rhea Assinewe, Membership Coordinator

"Self Identification is important for our self confidence and pride."

In support of National Aboriginal Addictions Awarenes Month, the Membership Department is offereing all Sagamok Anishnawbek an opportunity to learn together and share your thoughts on Being Anishnaabe.  

This is your inviation to attend a Community Information and Discussion Gathering on (Monday) November 19, 2018 from 10am-3pm at Enji Wii Ji Gaabwitaadayiing Agaamik (New Community Hall).  

There will be refreshments, Lunch & Door Prizes

If you have any questions, please call (705) 865-2421 ext.256 or email  




Community Information / Discussion on

Indian Registration, Band Membership & Citizenship

Enji Wii Ji Gaabwitaadaying Agaamik (New Community Hall)

November 19, 2018

10am - 3pm


Opening Prayer / Smudge


Welcome:                                        Chief Nelson Toulouse


Opening Remarks/Introduction:  Ray Hatfield  



Anishnawbe and Canada's Asserted Title:  Terry Debassige

Who Am I:  Bernadette Southwind




Breakout Discussions: 

  • What does it mean to be a Z’gamok Anishnaabe?
  • What are the distinctive qualities ofbeing a Z’gamok Anishnaabe?
  • When does a person become a Z’gamok Anishnaabe?
  • How does a person become a Z’gamok Anishnaabe?
  • Who should determine who is a Z’gamok Anishnaabe (Indian Affairs or Z’gamok)?


Breakout Discussion Reports


Closing Comments and Prayer



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