Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council

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Dakota Ojibway Health Services was established in 1987 to assist the First Nations in the pre-transfer of health programs and services to the community level, and to research, investigate and implement a holistic approach to the delivery of health related programs and services, taking into account traditional values, customs and beliefs.

DOPS was established in 1977 and was Canada's first Native Law Enforcement Agency. DOPS currently has detachments in five (5) at Birdtail Sioux First Nation, Canupawakpa Dakota Nation, Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, Sandy Bay First Nation, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, and Waywayseecappo FIrst Nation.

DOCFDC is the forerunner to former Dakota Ojibway Development Group (DODG).
Established as a non-profit corporation in 1981, DODG was to facilitate and promote the development of Indian owned enterprises and businesses. In 1994, DODG and DOCFDC were amalgamated to form the present day DOCFDC.

DOHS offers member First Nation communities with Dakota Ojibway Health Services and these services include a variety of health programs and resources to assist DOTC Member First Nation communities with a wide range of health issues affecting our First Nation citizens.

Yellowquill College was established in 1984 by DOTC as a First Nation post-secondary institute which would deliver culturally relevant programs for the DOTC communities. The college was established based on the philosophy of "Indian control of Indian education". To this day, 25 years later, Yellowquill College continues to operate and deliver various programs of cultural relevance.

The college is small in comparison to other educational institutes; however has managed to maintain a steady student population which has included students from across the country. The delivery of programs began on October 1, 1984 in the former Portage Residential School building.

The college has since moved to its current location at 480 Madison Avenue in Winnipeg and, it continues to deliver culturally relevant programs. Programs are also delivered outside of Winnipeg and in various parts of the province as well as the country in response to community requests for specific programming. 

Strive to ensure the safety, security, trust and protection of the First Nation Communities: Birdtail Sioux, Canupawakpa Dakota Nation, Roseau River, Sandy Bay and Sioux Valley. Uphold the highest standards of professionalism and to honor the cultures, beliefs and traditions of the First Nations families and communities of which the Department services.

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The Dakota Ojibway Community Futures Development Corporation (Dakota Ojibway CFDC) assists and promotes economic development activity within the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council (DOTC) region. Dakota Ojibway CFDC is supported by the Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification Canada, under the Community Futures (CF) Program.

The purpose of the program is to support community economic development; diversify the economy; support the creation and expansion of small and medium-sized enterprises; and maintain and create new employment within rural communities in Western Canada.

Kim Bullard

Conrad Delorande

Litonya Scott

Doreen Beauchamp

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