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Working Files 2022-2024:
Please note, once the information regarding individual Chief and Councillors Working Files and Responsibilities have been made available, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government will update this page accordingly.
Chief Scott Martin
Councillor Ali Barnaby
Councillor Annette Barnaby
Councillor Chad Gedeon
Councillor Gordon Isaac Jr.
Councillor Dr. Cathy Martin
Councillor George Martin
Councillor Sky Metallic
Councillor Wendell Metallic
Councillor Kevin Methot
Councillor Erwin Molley
Councillor Alexander Morrison
Councillor Sheila Swasson
To view the Working Files/Responsibility for the Chief and Council 2020-2022 Administration, click here.
We, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG), strongly believe in our culture and tradition, our Aboriginal and Treaty rights, and most of all, our People. Through good Mi’gmaq government, we believe that consistent progress can be achieved toward fulfilling our Vision.
Our Vision is to foster and revitalize our way of life with, and for, our People, as described below:
- To practice, revitalize, and encourage, through a traditional learning environment, our Mi’gmaq identity including its spirituality, culture, values, language, and traditions; and to share this knowledge with our surrounding brothers and sisters.
- To be personally responsible for a stable, loving family life within a strong community, and to serve as constant role model; to maintain personal peace and harmony.
- To protect our rivers, lakes, land, forests, and wildlife, while at the same time managing our activities consistent with our environmental values; to maintain a healthy natural environment.
- To assure justice for all, and to maintain a justice system consistent with our Mi’gmaq culture.
- To provide quality health, social, and educational facilities, as well as services for those most in need.
- To encourage an open-minded attitude and positive community spirit by nourishing healthy, cultural, spiritual family units; to maintain peace, order and harmony within the community.
- To govern in a democratic, consensual manner consistent with Mi’gmaq culture and governing institutions, and to freely exercise our inter-governmental relations with other governments.
- To live and celebrate our Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and enjoy the recognition of these Rights, both internally and externally.
- To uphold our own Mi’gmaq education system, one that is designed, managed, and delivered by us, in accordance with our culture and First Nation needs.
- To create and manage our own vibrant, self-sustaining economy promoting long-term employment for our people.
Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government
The Chief and Council are the elected officials of the Band, under Section 74 of the Indian Act. One Chief and twelve Councilors are elected by band members in elections, which are held every two years. Quorum is set at seven people.
Elders’ Representative to the LMG Chief and Council
In recognition of the role that Elders have in our community, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government Council has a seat at the Council table for an Elder. The Listuguj Elders’ Council, through consensus, nominates an Elder to participate at the regular Council meetings as an ex officio member. At meetings, an Elder provides guidance to issues and community concerns by sharing cultural knowledge and wisdom.
The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG) is comprised of eight Directorates, which provide for all community programming and services under the management and direction of the elected Chief and 12 Members of Council. The LMG Directorates include:
- Capital and Infrastructure
- Listuguj Community Health Services
- Listuguj Community Social Services
- Listuguj Education Directorate
- Natural Resources; and
- Public Security.
Under each of these Directorates there are numerous programs and services, which can be explored on this, the LMG Website. Each Directorate reports directly to the CEO who in turn reports to the Chief and Council. The LMG is committed to providing as much employment as possible to Listuguj community members.
The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has alliances with organizations and political bodies at the local, regional, and national levels. It is by working together that we may advance the collective interests of our People.
- Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC)
- Gignu Youth re-adaptation Centre Home
- Mawol’tijig Mi’ju’ajijg (Child Care Centre)
- Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat (MMS)
- Listuguj Pointe-à-la-Croix Economic Development Corporation Inc. (LPALC)
- Listuguj Public Works Infrastructure Inc.
- Listuguj Continuing Care Inc.
- Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL)
- Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APCFNC)
- First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Economic Development Commission, Inc. (FNQLEDC, Inc.)
- First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC)
- Secretariat aux Affaires Autochtonnes (SAA)
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