The Nations

The Crees of the Waskaganish First Nation


Residents The term "residents" means that the persons reside in the community to which they are affiliated. ?

Non-residents The term "non-residents" means that the persons do not reside in the community to which they are affiliated. ?

Total
2,204 636 2,840
Toponym:
The term "toponym" generally refers to reserves, Indian lands, establishments or other land bases. ?
Waskaganish
Community Name:
" Community name " The choice of a name belongs to the community itself, which explains the unilingual presentation of certain names. ?
The Crees of the Waskaganish First Nation
Legal Name:
The corporate name of a company or a civil company (i.e. its name) is often made of credits, which name in a general way the company or the civil company, and of specific, which distinguishes this company from the others. ?
The Crees of the Waskaganish First Nation
Chief: Darlene Cheechoo
Councillors:
  • Samson Wischee (Vice Chief)
  • Redfern Blueboy
  • Gordon Blueboy
  • Brenda Hester
  • Stacy Bear
  • Clark Sheacapio
  • Greta Cheechoo
  • Melissa Whiskeychan
  • Jimmy Tim Whiskeychan
  • Gordon J Blackned
Adress: 70, Waskaganish Road
Waskaganish (Québec) J0M 1R0
Phone: 819 895-8560
819 895-8980
Fax: 819 895-8901
819 895-2800
Website: http://www.waskaganish.ca/
Tribal Council:
Tribal Councils are defined as institutions established as a grouping of bands with common interests who voluntarily join together to provide advisory and/or program services to member bands. ?
The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)
Type of Territory: Lands of category 1A in accordance with the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement
Surface: 4,925 hectares (12,169.94 acres)
Localisation: The community is located on the shore of Rupert Bay, south of James Bay.
Access: No year-round road access and the community have to engage superior transportation cost to reach the nearest service center.
Elections: Custom code (Cree-Naskapi Act)
Member of Parliament: Romeo Saganash, New Democratic Party (NDP)
Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou
Provincial MNA: Jean Boucher, Quebec Liberal Party (QLP)
Ungava

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