Marcel Colomb First Nation
Marcel Colomb First Nation - (MCFN) Band #328 is a First Nations tribe aka Band, of approximately 417 Registered Rocky Cree people (Maškēkowak / nēhinawak) located in the area of Lynn Lake, Manitoba. Located within the reserve is a Water Treatment plant, 14 houses, Band Office and other infrastructure projects under development. The Black Sturgeon Falls Reserve locally referred to as Mile 21 or "the Promised Land", is located within the area of Hughes Lake - approximately 30 kilometres southeast of Lynn Lake.
SWAMPY CREE TRIBAL COUNCIL INC is the Tribal Council affiliated with this First Nation.
The Rock Cree people of the Black Sturgeon Falls Reserve are ancestral descendants of indigenous peoples, who have migrated from Pukatawagan and other areas within the Nickel Belt. They have populated the Canadian Shield region of northern and central Canada since the retreat of the Glaciers about 10,000 years ago.
The MCFN members have individual and group social media pages on Facebook, to share social updates between Band members living both off and on-reserve.
A MCFN Facebook group frequented by Rocky Cree members is titled "Marcel Colomb First Nation members". All Rock Cree members within the Nickel Belt are encouraged to join this group. Other social media portals used by MCFN Band members include but are not limited to: Twitter, Flickr, Yahoo, Google+ groups and Pinterest.
MTS Allstream provides local phone service. BCN and Shaw Cable provide TV and Broadband access, to a limited number of homes. NOTE: Cell or mobile phone services may be available within the LGD of Lynn Lake, Manitoba.
Mail Address and Contact Information:
Marcel Colomb First Nation Band Office and Council Chambers Box 1150 (497 Sherritt Avenue) Lynn Lake, Manitoba R0B0W0
Tel: 204-356 2439 Fax: 204- 356 2330
Chief: Priscilla Colomb - Elected: 01/02/2016 to 01/01/2020
Councillor: Evelyn Sinclair - Elected: 01/02/2016 to 01/01/2020 Councillor: Sarah Copapay - Elected: 01/02/2016 to 01/01/2020 Councillor: Angel Castel - Elected: 01/02/2016 to 01/01/2020
NOTE: 2016 Election was held on Feb.1st, 2016 and votes were not counted for candidates who missed the Criminal records check submission deadline.
Past Chief: Douglas Hart - - served between July 11, 2015 to Feb. 1st 2016. Past Chief: Andrew Colomb - served between July 13 2003 to July 12 2015.
- North West Community Futures Development Corporation - Marcel Colomb First Nation
- Town of Lynn Lake - Marcel Colomb First Nation
- Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)- Registered Population as of June, 2015
- Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)- Tribal Council Detail
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