Our inherent sovereignty

*Make written laws over a number of tribal matters currently under provincial and federal legislation.

*Encourage tribal members to become more involved in tribal decision-making.

Our inherent sovereignty

*Continue to increase the tribal land base by lobbying the federal and provincial governments to convert acquired off-reserve lands to reserve status.

*Build a free-trade zone on the reserve.

Our inherent sovereignty

*Encourage the retention of Cree culture among the youth

*Prepare young people for owning and operating their own business

About Us

Location The Montana Indian Reservation, No. 139 is located approximately 90 kilometers south of Edmonton and 3 kilometers east of Highway No. 2A. (see map) It is the smallest First

Our Mission

The Montana First Nation will increasingly exercise its inherent sovereignty and implement its Tribal government. Future endeavors are: take over more and more of the control and administration of programs

History

Historical Background [su_row][su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Treaty 6 was negotiated with the Plains and Wood Cree Indians in what is now central Alberta and Saskatchewan at Fort Carlton and Fort

Montana Cree Nation Emergency Contact Numbers

Operations Control: 780-585-3744

EOC Hours of Operation: 9am to 3pm Daily

Gina Longjohn Director of Emergency Management (DEM) 403-785-4547
George Addai Liaison Officer / Planning Lead 403-785-4535
Philip Dua Deputy DEM / Safety Officer/ Logistics Lead 403-785-4558
Mirenda Buffalo Planning Documentation / MFN On Call 403-785-4521
Leanne Louis Planning Resource & Documention/MFN After Hrs 403-785-4552
Carly Desjarlais COVID Finance / Admin Section Lead 403-785-4576
Candace Kammer Admin / Cost Unit 403-785-4540
Vickie Wetchie Logistics Support Branch Director / Security 780-364-0001
Jolene Mackinaw Security Supervisor / Housing 403-785-4528
Simone Pipestem Security Supervisor 403-785-4560
Mike Cutknife Public Works 403-785-4562
Samantha Rabbit Logistics / Food Distribution Centre (FDC) 403-785-4548
Sandra Peigan MISD Assistant Director 403-785-4579
Ingrid Kelln MISD Coach / Elders / Information Officer 403-785-4546
Darren Kelln MISD Coach 403-785-4580
Flora Pipestem MISD Coach 403-785-4525
Carol Rabbit MISD 403-785-4551
RCMP EMERGENCY 780-585-3767
MASKWACIS AMBULANCE 780-585-4000
MOBILE MENTAL HEALTH 24 HOUR CRISIS LINE 780-362-2150
MASKWACIS HEALTH SERVICES 780-585-3830
RCMP RESPONSE TO COVID19 780-585-4600
PONOKA HOSPITAL 403-783-3341

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News and Job opportunities

30 May 2020
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – FINANCIAL MANAGER

Expires by 4:00pm Monday, June 15, 2020 Montana First Nation is looking for an experienced Financial Manager to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial

30 May 2020
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Medical Driver

Under the direction and supervision of MISD and Medical Transport Supervisors, we are seeking an experienced and reliable Medical Transportation Driver to assist Montana First Nation in providing required transportation

18 May 2020
Real estate/Property Manager

We are looking for a prudent property manager to be responsible for the direct management oversight of assigned commercial/residential properties. The goal of this position is to maximize asset value,

12 May 2020
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – MISD Coach

Title: MISD Coach Department: Montana Integrated Services Department Closes: May 29, 2020 at 4:30pm Montana First Nation is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as the MISD Coach. As