ʔakisq̓nuk chief and council have bi-weekly meetings from all year, but take the month of August off and Christmas Holidays.
ʔakisq̓nuk membership is encouraged and invited to listen in on the meetings, either in person at the ʔakisq̓nuk Band Hall or via Zoom link
Chief and Council Meeting
Time: September 13, 2023 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Every 2 weeks on Wed, until Dec 20, 2023, 22 occurrence(s)
Sept 13, 2023 10:00 AM
Sept 27, 2023 10:00 AM
Oct 11, 2023 10:00 AM
Oct 25, 2023 10:00 AM
Nov 8, 2023 10:00 AM
Nov 22, 2023 10:00 AM
Dec 6, 2023 10:00 AM
Dec 20, 2023 10:00 AM
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Meeting ID: 897 5824 9947
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How to apply for your First Nation Status.
Entitlement to registration under the Indian Act is based on the degree of descent from ancestors who are registered or entitled to be registered.
To find out if you're entitled to be registered, ask yourself:
You may be entitled to be registered if:
Below are some unique grants that are only open to ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation membership. Status number maybe needed for applications
ʔAkisq̓nuk First Nation recognizes some Members may experience circumstances that affect their ability to pay for their non-discretionary household expenses and basic needs from time to time. This policy outlines the assistance available to those members experiencing genuine financial hardship.
Financial hardship is a circumstance of experiencing a lack of financial means, which may be either temporary or ongoing. In short, if a member of the ʔAkisq̓nuk First Nation has the intention but not the financial capacity to pay their basic household expenses such as food or basic utilities, they are deemed to be experiencing financial hardship. Chief and Council are committed to providing additional support to assist members in this situation.
To promote the health and well-being of ʔAkisq̓nuk First Nation Members by facilitating their access to recreation/sporting, cultural and social opportunities through the fair and equitable access to financial assistance.
In accordance with AFN Council resolution 2021/22-#377 (June 15, 2022), eligibility for participation in the Elkhorn Ranch Specific Claims Proceeds (PCD) is limited to those whose names appeared on the AFN Indian Registration as of March 14, 2022, which is the date both parties signed the Elkhorn Ranch Specific Claims Agreement.
Council selected First Nations Bank (FNB) Trust to act as trustee for the minors eligible to receive a per capita distribution from the Elkhorn Settlement. Administration is now working with First Nations Bank to set up the trusts. As part of the set-up process, FNB will hold information sessions and prepare a FAQ document to provide minors and their guardians information. Additional information on these information sessions, and the timing to set up the trusts will be circulated to minors and their guardians in the near future. Applications for withdrawals from the minors trusts, in ac-cordance with the Elkhorn Settlement Proceeds Policy, will be considered once the trusts have been established.
Looking to attend a post secondary school?
Check out the Education page and contact Stephanie Sam
Looking for an application for rental housing? Or how to build on CP land?
Check out the Housing page and contact Dale Shudra.
Looking for assistance with health or self care needs?
Looking for ʔakisq̓nuk Finance, FAIC Polices?
Looking for ʔakisq̓nuk governance and custom election policies?
Looking for ʔakisq̓nuk Human Resource Policy?
Below are ʔakisq̓nuk plans studies and reports that would be of interest to the ʔakisq̓nuk membership
Looking for the ʔakisq̓nuk Lands Use plan and others?
Looking for the the new ʔakisq̓nuk health center Feasibility study? Dan George Community dialog?
Looking for the ʔakisq̓nuk Community Comprehensive plan? 5 year economic plan?