The Cross Lake Indian Reserve is located approximately 190 air kilometers (118.5 miles) south of Thompson and 520 air kilometers (325 miles) north of Winnipeg along the shore of the Nelson River, where it enters Cross Lake. According to the regional population statistics as of December 31, 2002; the Band has an on-reserve population of 6,047 and an off-reserve population of 2,399. There are individuals of non-aborginal origin, as well as a number of Metis, bringing the total population of Cross Lake to approximately 7,000. The majority of the population is treaty status. Our Native language is CREE
Cross Lake Band of Indians (CLBOI) is the governing entity for the members of Cross Lake. Currently there is a population of over 8000 band members. The Chief and Council are the political entity who advocate for the people with respect to health services offered on and off reserve.
The Cross Lake Education Authority was established in 1987 when the community members agreed to take over their education system from the Department of Indian Affairs. Cross Lake Education Authority is a locally controlled organization under the auspices of the Cross Lake Band. The Education Authority oversees all education aspects for the community.
The Cross Lake Education Authority main office is located in Cross Lake, Manitoba with a sub-office located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The main office has departments to ensure smooth operations of the education system.
Midnorth Development Corporation has a history of undertaking and the completing projects. To remain established in the construction industry Cross Lake Band, who own the Corporation, has taken steps to recreate the firm to make it a viable construction organization. To meet this goal, Midnorth Development has been given contracts to complete in the Community. Midnorth has been involved in Construction projects for many years.
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Cross Lake Band Members lining in Winnipeg:
Christopher Ross - Health & CLEA Staff will be distributing the Christmas Payout Cheques from;
Pimicikamak Echange Office 620- 240 Graham Ave
Firday December 16 & Monday December 19
Monday December 19 Supper
Thompson Payout December 17, at MKO From 9am- 4pm
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Brady Keeper, the first person from Pimicikamak Cree Nation in Manitoba to play in the NHL, signed a one-year, two-way contract to stay with the Florida Panthers on March 18, 2019. The 24-year-old defenseman made his NHL postseason debut against the New York Islanders in Game 2 of their Stanley Cup Qualifier series at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the hub city for the Eastern Conference, on Aug. 4.
Brady Keeper signed a two-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks, on July 28, 2021. Vancouver Canucks defenceman Brady Keeper Pimicikamâk Cree Nation is back skating and we are wishing you the best in your recovery!
Signed as a free agent by Florida, March 18, 2019.
Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 28, 2021.
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