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October, 16 2020

Tataskweyak Cree Nation

Nomination Meeting

Wednesday October 14, 2020

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Update August, 2020

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Tataskweyak Cree Nation

Housing Workshop

August 11 and 12, 2020

July 6, 2020 TCN Members/Residents

June 24, 2020

Tatataskweyak Cree Nation Admin Office

Split Lake, Manitoba

General Delivery, R0B 1P0

Phone # 204-342-2045

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Community Protection By-Laws

Chief and Council of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation,
in accordance with tradition, recognize the importance of the collective rights of the community and the priority of those collective rights over certain rights of the individual

WHEREAS:

A.   Chief and Council of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation have an obligation to ensure that the remote location of its Reserves are managed in a way that maximizes the protection of its Members and residents, particularly children and other vulnerable community members;

B.   Chief and Council of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation, in accordance with tradition, recognize the importance of the collective rights of the community and the priority of those collective rights over certain rights of the individual;

C.   Chief and Council of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation desire to make a Bylaw governing the observance of law and order of Members and other persons on the Reserve, the prevention of disorderly conduct and nuisances, and the residence of Members and other persons on the Reserve and for the imposition of a penalty for a violation thereof;

D.   Chief and Council of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation wishes to ensure that its Members and other residents can live on Tataskweyak Cree Nation Reserves in relative safety;

E.   The practice of banishment has been part of Tataskweyak Cree Nation traditional aboriginal customary law as a remedy for dealing with individuals who posed a threat to Members or the community;

F.   The Members of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation have been consulted and support a bylaw which would allow Council to restrain from residing or entering onto Tataskweyak Cree Nation Reserves persons, including Members, who pose a threat to the community, their children or other vulnerable community members;

G.    Sections 81(a), (c), (d), (p),)(p.l), (q) and (r) of the Indian Act empower the Chief and Council to pass bylaws to provide for the health of residents on the reserve, the observance of law and order, the prevention of disorderly conduct and nuisances, the removal and punishment of persons trespassing on reserve or frequenting

Council of the Tataskweyak Cree Nation has taken steps to curtail the abuse of Intoxicants in the community by giving local constables appointed by the Band powers to effectively enforce TCN laws and bylaws pursuant to the Operating Agreement for First Nation Safety Officer Program for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 (the "Operating Agreement").