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Brand new photos of the construction works at the new Community Centre are available at the galleries.

Date: March 24, 2011

Location: Waswanipi Youth Center
Commencing at 6:00 p.m.

Tables at $20.00 each
Reserve your table(s) soon, there are limited tables available!!!
Everyone welcome to come and buy NEW and Used items. Bake sales, Meal plates etc... will be sold!!!

Support the Waswanipi Running Club who will be going to another Marathon!!!

For more information contact:
Alex Moses-(819) 753-2510 ext: 221 

Date: February 21-23, 2011

Location: Waswanipi Administrative Building

Contact: Jackie Barney

Executive Corporate Secretary
Cree First Nation of Waswanipi
Diom Blacksmith Building J0Y 3C0

Tel: (819) 753-2587
Fax: (819) 753-2555
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Description: Band Council Meeting

Youth Winter Journey 2011

New Departure Date: February 25, 2011 - in the morning

Journey will be 16 days. Arrival in Opiticiwan targeted for March 10, 2011.

The journey commenced on February 25, 2011 until March 11, 2011.

The journey went from Waswanipi to Opiticiwan.

There werew 44 participants from Waswanipi and Opiticiwan.

Only one didn't finish the journey due to injury.

Group leader was Mr. Johnny M. Cooper.

Assistant group leader was Mr. Albert Icebound.

Names of particpants can be accessed or all/any other information can be attained at the Wsawanipi Youth Center by contacting Mr. Freddie Ottereyes - Youth Chief or Mrs. Nadia Etapp Cooper who was the Corrdinator.

Honoring our Ancestors

Dates: March 26-27,2011
Location: Waswanipi Youth Center

Admission; FREE

Female Head Dancer: Celina Cada-Matasawagon
Male Head Dancer: Dale Matasawagon
Host Drum: Wemontaci Bear Whistle

Sunrise Ceremony: 7:00 a.m. (both days)
Grand Entry:
Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Arena Director: Johnny A. Grant & Redfern Mianscum
Master of Ceremonies: Bill Constant

Crafts & Vendors
Contact: Caroline Happyjack (819) 334-4524
Contact: Sarah Ottereyes (819) 753-7705
Dancers Registration
Contact: Lily Sutherland (819) 753-7161

Abosulately no drugs or alcohol will be tolerated during this event - Keep the Circle Strong

Sponsored by: Cree First Nation of Waswanipi & Cree Health Board

Wednesday, March 16, 2011:

1:00 pm: "Sewing Contest”
Place: MSDC
Bring your own Material
Women or Men can enter
You can make whatever you want
*You have three days to sew whatever you are sewing.
*Starts on Wednesday afternoon, Thursday all day & Friday all day.

Thursday, March 17, 2011:

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Games
Place: Ball field
Crocodile Race
3 Legged Races
Toboggan Race
Age Groups:
5 year olds to 7 year olds
8 year olds to 10 year olds
11 year olds to 13 year olds
14 year olds to 17 year olds

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Games
Place: Arena
Obstacle Race on Ice
Broomball & Hockey(Girls & Boys)
Age Groups:
14 year olds to 17 year olds


Friday, March 18, 2011: 

11:00 am to 1:00 pm:   Games
Place: Ball Field
Snowshoe Race
Spoon Race

Lunch at the Youth Center (Chili & bannock, Hotdogs & Juice)

2:00 pm to 4:00pm: Games
Place: Outdoor Rink Hockey
Age Groups:
8 year olds to 10 year olds
11 year olds to 13 year olds 

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm:“Mercy Cup” by Men’s fellowship
Place: Arena
Worst Skater
Worst Player
Free Give stuff from Men’s Fellowship

9:00 pm: Youth Center Activities

Saturday, March 19, 2011:

9:00 am to 11:00 am:   “Toonie Breakfast”
Place: Culture Village
11:00 am:
“First Snowshoe Walk”

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm:  Games
Place: Culture Village
Nail & Hammer
Target Shooting
Tea boiling Contest
Snowshoe Race
Toboggan Race
Log Throwing

5:00 pm:Feast
Place: Youth Center
Catering will be served
Awards given to Winter Games Participants