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Welcome to the Native Council of Prince Edward Island (NCPEI).  The Native Council of Prince Edward Island is a Community of Aboriginal People residing off-reserve in traditional Mi'kmaq territory. NCPEI is the self governing authority for all off-reserve Aboriginal people living on Epekwitk (PEI).

~ Vision ~

The vision of Native Council of Prince Edward Island is to have a strong political and structured organization that can deal effectively with other Governments, pursue renewal, while expanding some of its current activities. The Native Council of Prince Edward Island wishes to become strong in its economic development capacity to develop business, tourism, and services for the organization and its members. The council would also like to establish social activities which nurture forth Aboriginal identities, Aboriginal excellence in sports, as well as cultural sensitive programs for children, mother, youth, adults, and Elders. The Native council of Prince Edward Island regards both traditional and contemporary activities as beneficial.

~Holding on to Our Future~

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Media Release - The Native Council of PEI reflects on Mi'kmaq Month Activities

The Native Council of PEI reflects on Mi'kmaq Month Activities

For Immediate Release

October 31st, 2014

Charlottetown PEI - The Native Council of Prince Edward Island wishes Islanders a fun and safe Halloween. As many from within the membership have been preparing for this fun and tasty eve of spooky outfits and scary surprises, the Native Council of PEI has been very busy as well. October is Mi'kmaq History Month and to honour this, the Native Council of PEI has hosted Open Houses along with participating in other related events.

The Native Council of PEI staff attended and supported several great events: Sisters in Spirit, the unveiling of the Michael Thomas Statue in Stratford and the UPEI PowWow. During this month of Mi'kmaq tribute, our staff has worked closely with several Native Council of PEI members to compile and preserve historic documents and photos for a future digital exhibit.

"I am very pleased with our current and new staff as we all put our everything into advocacy, programs and services. October has been a busy and productive month as staff met with other Provincial, Federal and Aboriginal organizations throughout the Maritimes. We are pleased that our Tripartite funding has been renewed and that other grants have been approved for services," explains President and Chief Jamie Thomas.

The Native Council of Prince Edward Island has seen an increase in interest, both in their online presence and in-house queries. This is believed to in part by their increased public presence and active advocacy for the off-reserve Aboriginal status, non-status, Métis and Inuit population of Prince Edward Island.

"We are pleased with the reception of our Talk and Tea sessions, our Elders Gatherings and meetings with, and tours, offered to potential and current partners. We are seeing an increase in membership applications along with increased involvement with the private and public sector. We encourage anyone to drop in and learn more about the Native Council of Prince Edward Island and if you are a resident of PEI and of Aboriginal decent, please fill out a membership application and become a part of our expanding family,." states/invites Director of Public Relations, Andrew Sark.

"We thank all Members, partners and affiliates for their contributions, support and cooperation. We wish you and all Islanders alike, a fun and safe Halloween," concludes President and Chief Jamie Thomas.

For more information on the Native Council of Prince Edward Island please see www.ncpei.com or contact Andrew at 902-892-5314 or andrew@ncpei.com

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The Native Council of Prince Edward Island

6 F.J. McAulay Court

Charlottetown PEI

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CALLING ALL YOUNG ISLAND FILMMAKERS !!!!

The Island Media Arts Coop (IMAC) is excited to announce the “I Made A Film” YOUTH FILM CHALLENGE as part of its 2014 Island Media Arts Festival (IMAF2014) programming lineup.
IMAC, IMAF2014 and the City of Charlottetown want to encourage the next generation of Island filmmakers to show what they can do!
Youth between 9 and 18 can WIN!!!! cash prizes of $100 each for the English and French language categories of:
TWEEN (9 to 14)
TEEN (15 TO 18)
EPIC! (undeniable awesomeness!)
The theme is “How I See It”
Films can be in anything from comedy to stop motion to horror to fan film. You can shoot on any kind of camera and any length, even a 6 second micro film using the Vine app is great!
Due to our extended deadline winners will be announced at a special I Made A Film screening and ceremony in late November. Stay tuned for more details.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 7TH!!!

http://www.imaf.ca/i-made-a-film/

All Addictions Anonymous Meeting Tonight !

All Addictions Anonymous

Starting on Monday at 7:30 October 27, the NNADAP Program in conjunction with Walking the Red Road Program, will be having an All Addictions Anonymous.

The “only” requirement for membership is a desire to stop acting out in a pattern of “addiction”- free from all mind altering substances. Our ultimate goal is permanent recovery over all our addictions.

Please join us in expressing our experience, strength and hope to building a stronger healthier community.

Please contact Wade at 902-393-7483, for any questions or information concerning this meeting.

Charlottetown Office - 6 F.J. McAulay Court

Talk and Tea today at 2PM

Greetings Members, we will be hosting our monthly Talk and Tea today at 2PM at our Charlottetown office: 6 F.J. McAulay Court. Everyone is welcome, refreshments are provided. We look forward to seeing and hearing from you !!

 

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Reception

The Native Council of Prince Edward Island, as represented by Andrew Sark, was in attendance at the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Reception yesterday evening at Government House, hosted by his Honourable Frank Lewis and her Honour, Mrs. Dorothy Lewis. The hard work and dedication to the Eagles group by Eileen Conway-Martin, was evident as his Honour recognized the Native Council of PEI in attendance of the reception. Eileen and Andrew took in several heartfelt speeches before taking the opportunity to meet and catch up with the other guests.

We at the Native Council of Prince Edward Island are very proud of our current and past recipients of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, and look forward to growing with this organization for the benefit of our membership. 

For more information on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award program please contact Director of Public Relations, Andrew Sark at:

andrew@ncpei.com or 902-892-5314