The Grand Council is now touring Cree communities and selected Southern cities for consultation meetings concerning the proposed agreement between the Grand Council of the Cree and the federal government.
A board of 15 delegates will discuss the agreement with the individual communities, including two Indian Affairs officials to cover the Canadian side of the Agreement. During the tour they will be distributing bound copies of the Agreement, which is also available online. Below are dates in which the GCC will be in the following communities on the given dates:
Whapmagoostui Aug 14 Waswanipi Sept 11Chisasibi Aug 15 Washaw Shibi Sept 12Wemindji Aug 16 Mocreebec Sept 13Eastmain Aug 21 North Bay Sept 18Waskaganish Aug 22 Val-d’Or Sept 19Nemaska Aug 23 Ottawa Sept 20Mistissini Sept 5 Montreal Sept 21Oujé-bougoumou Sept 6The JBCCS will be covering the event if you would like to hear what will be going on from work on your local radio. Following the GCC tour there will be a referendum to be held in October to determine whether or not it is the right decision for the Cree population.