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Cheam Community Life

Introduction by Rick Quipp (former Councillor)

Our culture and spiritual teachings are important to the Cheam community. It is our teachings that build the person that we become. Our most important teachings to ourselves is to have fun, respect ourselves and others, be proud of our community and be proud of who we are and where we come from. We have a program for Cheam children in foster care, this program is called "Roots and Ties". Once a month we have a dinner and encourage family members of children in care to come spend time with their children. At the dinners, the families share stories and other cultural activities. Historical events are discussed such as colonization and residential schools and how this changed our community life and our families. In fact, these two historical events almost wiped out our spiritual and cultural traditions by: taking our identity away; banning our spiritual practices; prohibiting us from voting and enforcing the Indian Act.

The experience of our people has been ...

 

Chief And Council

The Cheam First Nation Members grant power to an elected Chief & Council to govern the affairs of the community with sound decision-making and an emphasis on the future.

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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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Economic Development and Land Resources

Our people have been the “caretakers” of the land since time immemorial.

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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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FinancialReports

/downloads/financialReports/Audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Notes/Consolidated Financial Statements and Notes March 31 2016.pdf

/Downloads/FinancialReports/Schedule of Remuneration and Expenses of Chief and Councillors/Schedule of Salaries, Honoria, Elected and Appointed officials FY 2015-2016.pdf

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Governance

The governance department provides administrative support to Chief and Council.

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Health and Social Development

The health and social development department offers a wide scope of services to community members living on-reserve.

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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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Projects

Short /long term strategic housing development plan The strategic housing development plan consist of staged development of new housing, that differs from surge housing development (build 10 homes wait five years), the idea is to develop at a consistent pace to allow for expansion of infrastructure and lot development to keep up.

Tenant training methods Tenant training: to provide tenants with a firm understanding of their responsibilities as a renter; leaser of a home including maintenance requirements of the tenant; budgeting methods; technics; as well as a better understanding of how a housing department budgets and how tenants contribute to the success of the program.

Call to action maintenance tracking system Although the process is not new, the methods for our housing program are. The purpose is to demonstrate accountability of the housing department; budget tracking; council reporting; maintenance use of time; maintenance trends and maintenance efficiency. Domestic issues / tenant behavior ...

 

Lands

Cheam First Nation has an inherent right to self-government which emanates from our people, culture and land and which is recognized and affirmed by section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

Cheam First Nation has taken over control and management of Cheam Reserve lands and resources pursuant to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management and has enacted Cheam Land Code effective the 1st day of September, 2016.

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