Violence Towards First Nations

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Val-d'Or, October 27, 2015. The Secretariat to the Cree Nation Abitibi-Témiscamingue Economic Alliance condemns any form of violence whatsoever. The Secretariat wishes to honor and support all women who have had the courage to denounce the violence following the recent revelations of the Enquête - Report.

"The Secretariat to the Cree Nation Abitibi-Témiscamingue Economic Alliance supports all efforts to counter violence and abuse of First Nations Women. Today we call on the leadership to take immediate and appropriate measures as soon as possible” said Dr. Ted Moses, OQ

The Importance of Trusting Links

For more than thirteen years, the Secretariat works to build trusting relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in the spirit of la Paix des Braves Agreement.

The Secretariat with its partners is inclusive and acts in the spirit of respect and trust. Its structure is characterized by a significant presence of members of the Cree Nation, the cities of Rouyn-Noranda, Val-d’Or, Amos, Lebel-sur-Quévillon and Matagami.  Makivik Corporation representing the Inuit of Nunavik joined as partner in 2014.

Violence is Unacceptable

The Secretariat and its partners resent this outrageous situation, violence is unacceptable and we want to maintain the relationship in respect and harmony. We invite people to join us to continue the efforts of our mission.

The Secretariat’s mission is to promote sustainable relations and socio-economic alliances between the Cree Nation (Eeyou Istchee), Jamésie, Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nunavik regions in order to foster their harmonious development.

 

Source: Dr. Ted Moses, O.Q., President

819-824-9888

 

More Information
Contact Chantal Hamelin
Telephone 819-824-9888
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

© 2020 SAENCAT. All rights reserved. Powered by GNITIC