Chief Smith meets with Minister Eileen Clarke for discussion on Community Initiatives

Chief Deborah Smith met with Minister Eileen Clarke for an informative and productive meeting today.

Eileen Clarke is the Indigenous & Northern Affairs Minister for the Province of Manitoba.

Chief Smith spoke on economic development priorities in the community, as well as the current/future developments of the community’s TLE lands.

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation and Minister Clarke have committed to work collaboratively together moving forward.

Chief Smith presented Minister Clark with a beaded coin purse and in it was Chief Smith’s $5.00 that each treaty person receives annually from the federal government as required by the Indian Act. Clarke was truly humbled as this is a significant gift from the heart between two women in leadership positions.

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