Welcome

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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Zone Two meeting called for November 26th, 2014

COMMUNITY MAPPING FACILITATORS

COMMUNITY MAPPING PROJECT
THE NATIVE COUNCIL OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

 

“Community Mapping Project” was developed to determine the current health and employment needs of the Aboriginal off-reserve population to assist in focusing and developing programs and services that have been identified by the Membership as being most needed.  The Community Mapping project developed a questionnaire to identify the Council’s current membership health status and needs; current employment status, skills and training gaps, and needs. 

TERMS OF CONTRACT: Seeking one (1) community facilitator from each zone, to work out of their respective zones in partnership with the Project Coordinator.  Contract/stipend.

ROLE: The Community Facilitators will be trained in holding personal interviews, assisting those with literacy challenges, assisting gathering information at the Townhall and Zone Meetings, as well as, reaching out to those who are unable to attend meetings to ensure maximum participation and representation of Membership.  Must be able to hold focus groups in their respective zones and help community members fill out questionnaire.  Facilitators must be able to travel to Head Office once a month to discuss project.

SCOPE: Reporting to Community Mapping Project Coordinator.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must have at least a Grade 10 education.
  • Must be able to plan and organize meetings, and focus groups.
  • Must be able to facilitate small and large groups of members.
  • Must be able to work as a team.
  • Must be able to compile and analyze questionnaires.
  • Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license.
  • Must have strong communication skills.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 21st 2014

Applicants who are interested can contact:

In person: Darragh Murray

Native Council of Prince Edward Island

6 FJ McAulay Court

Charlottetown, PE

C1A 9M7

Phone: (902) 892-5314
Email: darragh@ncpei.com

Staff in Portage Thursday, November 20th

Greetings Members,

Jordan, Darragh and Kara will be working out of the Portage satellite office this Thursday.

902-859-1472

Press Release November 13th, 2014 Native Council of PEI

The Native Council of Prince Edward Island

For Immediate Release

November 13th, 2014

The Native Council of Prince Edward Island extends a thank you and well wishes for Premier Robert Ghiz

Charlottetown, PEI – President and Chief, Jamie Thomas of the Native Council of Prince Edward Island, the Executive of the Board and staff, extend warm thanks and best wishes to His Honourable, Premier Robert Ghiz on his announcement of intention to resign as Leader of the Liberal Party of Prince Edward Island.

 " Premier Robert Ghiz has demonstrated consistent efforts as Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, as there have been advancements to the betterment of, addressing and concerns of the off-reserve Aboriginal residents of Prince Edward Island. We invite all Islanders to reflect on these contributions and hope that these advancements will grow to include our Treaty Rights initiatives, the health of our Traditional Lands and the well- being of our membership. We wish him well on his future endeavours as we welcome talks with the next Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs. There is still much work to be done as we thank the Honourable Premier Ghiz,” explains President and Chief, Jamie Thomas.

Education, employment and health are very important concerns at the Native Council of Prince Edward Island. These concerns represent three of twelve programs of the Native Council and staff work with provincial and federal governments to advocate for, and deliver, effective and accessible opportunities for its membership.

The Native Council of Prince Edward Island represents off-reserve Aboriginal status, non-status, Métis and Aboriginal persons of all Nations living on Prince Edward Island. 

 

Andrew Sark,                                                                                                                                    

Director of Public Relations

Native Council of Prince Edward Island,                                                                                      

Telephone: 902-892-5314
Fax:  902-368-7464
E-mail: andrew@ncpei.com                                                                                                          

 

                                                                                                  
The Native Council of Prince Edward Island represents off-reserve Aboriginal status, non-status and Métis persons of all Nations living on Prince Edward Island.

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Press Release outgoing Premier Ghiz nov.14.as_.pdf

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Zone One meeting called for November 23rd, 2014

Zone 1 notice November 12th, 2014.pdf

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