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Application Forms

New home and band rental applications can be requested at the administration front desk or the housing department. Who can apply?, any registered member of the Cheam First Nation

Request for: CMHC renovation assistance program; home adaptation for seniors and AANDC mold remediation program application forms can be requested from the Housing Department. Renovation programs are primarily geared towards on- reserve homes.

 

Chief and Council Portfolios

In order to achieve a more consistent and balanced workload among elected leadership, the following tasks and outcomes have been developed for Council to advance grouped issues on a political level.

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Executive Director

To ensure a clear separation between politics and administration, Chief & Council delegate management of the day-to-day procedural operations to the Executive Director.

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Governance

The governance department provides administrative support to Chief and Council.

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Management

Cheam First Nation Management oversees the day-to-day operational business and responsibilities between our internal/external clients and various companies.

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Spiritual Tradition

To respect our teachings passed down from generation to generation, we cannot share too much about our spiritual traditions as they are very sacred to us. Cheam has a number of band members that practice the spiritual tradition of the longhouse and those oral teachings are passed down from one Cheam member to another. Our culture and spiritual traditions are unwritten practices that are so important to Cheam people and can be summed up in one word,”Identity”. Our spiritual traditions are kept alive through oral history and shared with the outside. Our traditions and culture bring back who we were and who we are now.

Tradition and Culture was and is about survival. Collecting, preserving and bartering were our way of life and it was what we had to do to survive. We don’t have that as much today. Now we are gaining our culture and traditions back from the knowledge of our elders and are practicing our traditional ceremonies. The best way to preserve our traditions and culture is by ...