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IMPORTANT NOTICE | New health measures as of January 9

By |January 7th, 2021|

The provincial government has announced new health measures effective January 9.  These measures will have the following impacts on community services: Council Office The Council office is closed to visitors until February 8.  However, the various services will continue to be offered by telephone or e-mail. Health Center The health center remains open and continues [...]

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COVID-19 | IMPORTANT NOTICE

By |December 17th, 2020|

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For APTN chief executive Monika Ille, leadership means honouring her Nation’s history

By |November 30th, 2020|

Monika Ille is a member of the Abenaki First Nation of Odanak in Quebec. She serves as chief executive officer of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, or APTN, and has had a 25-year career in the media industry. A recent graduate of the McGill-HEC Montréal executive MBA, she wrote her final paper on Indigenous women’s [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE | Addiction Accommodation and COVID-19 – Expanded Component

By |November 30th, 2020|

The exceptional context of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating complex situations for First Nations communities, particularly for people struggling with addiction issues. The special benefit service for addiction treatment will be exceptionally open to all First Nations members living in communities and requiring urgent treatment. This opening of the benefit ends on March 31, 2021. [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE | RESPECTING PUBLIC HEALTH INSTRUCTIONS

By |November 25th, 2020|

The announcement of cases of COVID-19 in the community of Odanak may cause some confusion as to the instructions to be followed according to each person's condition.  Therefore, we would like to remind you of the rules issued by the Public Health: Instructions for people with COVID-19 in home isolation Instructions for people who have [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE | AT LEAST ONE FIRST CASE DIAGNOSED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

By |November 24th, 2020|

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Aln8ba en fête – Online Holiday Store

By |November 23rd, 2020|

The arrival of winter marks the launch of Aln8bak en fête - the Abenaki Museum's online holiday boutique - created in partnership with community artisans. To access the store, CLICK HERE. Enjoy your shopping! 🎁

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TRANSMISSION OF DOCUMENTS BY USERS TO THE BAND COUNCIL OFFICE

By |November 16th, 2020|

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THE WINNING LIBRARY OF THE “COUP DE COEUR DES MAIRES”!

By |November 9th, 2020|

We are proud to announce that the Awikhiganigamikok Library has won the "Coup de cœur des maires - Edition 2020" contest and was awarded a $500 gift certificate to be used in a bookstore in our region. Many thanks to Florence Benedict, Councillor, for her participation, and to Kyle Dufresne for his novel, without whom [...]

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Cultural appropriation – The Abenakis of Odanak and Wôlinak take a firm position

By |November 5th, 2020|

The Abenakis wish to emphasize their firm opposition to any movement of cultural appropriation by self-proclaimed groups or individuals. Proud of their rich cultural heritage, the members of the W8banaki Nation have always shown great openness in sharing their culture, traditions and rituals with Canadians, including Quebecers. However, this openness has unfortunately led to cases [...]

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