August 10 – the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment will be holding a Tourism Funding Program Information Session on Thursday, August 10th starting at 10:30 a.m. – all are welcome to attend and refreshments will be available. For more information, please call Stephanie Cudmore, Regional Tourism Officer, at (867) 695-7516. (Postponed until the first week of September 2017)
August 21 to 26 – Heidi Swanson from the University of Waterloo will be conducting a Fish Research/Sample Collection at Ekali Lake.
August 22 – a Lue Tue Sulai Working Group meeting with Tonya Makletzoff and team has been scheduled for today from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the community gym – all are welcome to attend.
September 11 to 14 – there will be a National Gathering of Elders at the Edmonton Expo Centre from September 11th to the 14th – please sign up if you are interested and note that up to 10 participants will be accepted to attend.
September 11 to 17 – a Gathering of Elders is scheduled from September 11th to the 17th at Sanguez Lake for Fish Down work. “Fishing down the food web is the process whereby fisheries in a given ecosystem, having depleted the large predatory fish on top of the food web, turn to increasingly smaller species, finally ending up with previously spurned small fish and invertebrates.”
Note: All upcoming events from July 11th to September 17th will require cooks, assistant cooks, woodcutters, camp preparation and maintenance workers – please leave your name with receptionist Gail Sanguez if you are interested in applying for these positions.