The access program was created to provide substitute
opportunities to hunt fish and trap for food in the
Split Lake resource management area.
It addresses the
loss of opportunities to maintain traditional practices
on the waters of the Nelson River as well as land
adjacent to the river.
The land stewardship program allows members to
show respect for the land as well as to assist TCN
in caring for the land within the Split Lake resource
The program allows members to continue to fish and
provide a wholesome supply of food fish to membership.
It replaces fish no longer available due to increased
The traditional foods program provides opportunities
for members to gather and share traditional foods.
The program was created to replace opportunities for
members for traditional learning that will be lost due
to the development and construction of the Keeyask project.
The traditional lifestyle experience program is to
provide opportunities for young adult members to
experience a traditional lifestyle during one cycle
of seasonal activities on the land.
The objective of the program is to strengthen cultural
identity by creating an opportunity for adult members to
learn and speak Cree or to improve thier cree language
The program is to provide a substitute opportunity
for TCN and members to maintain the historical connection
to the land, that will be destroyed when the keeyask dam