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Tansi

The Driftpile Band is situated 30 kms. west of Swan River (or 3 hours and 15 minutes northwest of Edmonton)

The Driftpile Reserve itself is over 15,000 acres in size and sprawls along 10 kms of sandy shoreline on the south side of Lesser Slave Lake.

Highway #2 runs directly through the reserve and provides good access to the lake.

Info Video about COVID-19

ATTENTION DPCN MEMBERS:
Please watch this video for info about the coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to help prevent the spread of the virus.
Watch the video below.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESAT DRIFTPILE CREE NATION CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

The Driftpile Band also enjoys a stable political environment and welcomes
the prospect of developing tourism on the reserve.
With relatively high unemployment, the project represents
badly needed jobs and economic opportunity for the
future growth and development of the band.

NEWS & EVENTS

ISC - Alberta Region Mental Health Supports

The First Nations & Inuit Health Branch has various supports for mental health in the Alberta region. Click for the list of supports.

NOTICE: Road Conditions

Due to worsening road conditions don't use the Band farm road unless absolutely necessary. Click for details.

Re: Lakeshore Police Services

An announcement from the Office of Chief & Council regarding the nation's relationship with Lakeshore Regional Police Services. Click for details.

Cree Sun-dance

Interested in experiencing Cree Sun-dance? Click for details.

Election Code

Please let membership know how you would like to have a copy of the proposed election code sent to you. Click for details.

HRD Employment Van Utilization

Please contact the Social Development Office if you are interested in utilizing the van. Click for details.

DPCN Health Centre In-Person Client Care

In-person client care at the Driftpile Cree Nation Health Centre starts on June 8th. Click for more info.

Dr. Butcher's Clinic is now OPEN

Dr. Butcher's clinic here in the health centre is now open. Click for more info.

DPCN Residents Only COVID-19 Daily Testing

Daily testing for COVID-19 On-Reserve (without having to call 8-1-1) will be starting April 17th, 2020. We are only authorized to test On-Reserve residents. Click for more info.

Info Video about COVID-19

ATTENTION DPCN MEMBERS: Please watch this video for info about the coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to help prevent the spread of the virus. Click to watch the video.

What You Need To Know About CORONAVIRUS

Attention DPCN members: Please read this document to find out more about Coronavirus (Covid-19). Click for info.

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF CHIEF AND COUNCIL

Driftpile Cree Nation Chief and Council are pleased to announce a new Industrial Park Infrastructure project. Click to read the announcement.

Consultation & Lands Office Move

We are updating our band members on the office move. We are now located next to the Regional Police Building. Our new office phone number is 587-749-0490 (local calling number). Click for more info.

Users Fee Policy Repeal

September 5th 2019

Please be advised that effective immediately, the User Fee Policy will no longer be in effect. Click for more info.

NOTICE: Road Conditions

Cultural Coordinator

Cultural Coordinator sending request out to those interested in experiencing Cree Sun-dance.

June 26-28, 2020
Alexander First Nation

Those interested in attending please contact:
Fred Campiou @ 780-265-0289

**Those selected will be contacted**

Acknowledgement and Recognition of Lakeshore Regional Police Services

DPCN Health Centre In-Person Client Care

Dr. Butcher's Clinic Is Open

DPCN Residents Only | COVID-19 Daily Testing

Daily testing for COVID-19 On-Reserve (without having to call 8-1-1) will be starting April 17th, 2020. If you have any of the following symptoms contact the Health Centre (780) 355-3931 for a pre-screening and appointment schedule. We are only authorized to test On-Reserve residents.

** You must be symptomatic to be tested! **

COVID-19 Symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Runny Nose
  • Sore Throat
  • Shortness of Breath

Anyone with symptoms can call (780) 355-3931 for a PRE-screen; However,
Targeted High Risk Population Priorities include:

  • 65 years or older
  • Home Care Clients
  • Group Home/Shelter Workers
  • First Responders (Fire/Police)
  • Health Care Workers

ANYONE SUFFERING SEVER SHORTNESS OF BREATH CALL 9-1-1

ANYONE WITH SYMPTOMS ARE LEGALLY REQUIRED TO SELF-ISOLATE FOR 10 DAYS FROM ONSET OF SYMPTOMS OR UNTIL SYMPTOMS ARE GONE, WHICHEVER IS LONGER

INFO ABOUT COVID-19 AND HOW TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD

CONSULTATION & LANDS OFFICE MOVE

Tansi, we have moved!

Dear DCN Band Members,

We are updating our band members on the office move. We are now located next to the Regional Police Building. Our new office phone number is 587-749-0490 (local calling number).
*Note* If you would like to sign up for site assessment visits; please visit us at the office, or call us during work hours from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm or email your contact info to: cons.research@dpcn.ca.

Sincerely, Danielle Thunder

Driftpile Cree Nation

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USERS FEE POLICY REPEAL

Please be advised that effective immediately, the User Fee Policy will no longer be in effect. In an effort to provide fair and equal services to all members, the decision will not impact the services that have been provided to the community members previous to this notice.

Moving forward, there will be no refunds and all outstanding balances will be waived. In addition, any serivces that have been suspended for lack of payment will be restored as of today.

It is the intention of leadership to always ensure that the safety and quality of services meets the needs of each and every community member.

Should you have any questions regarding this notice, please feel free to contact Darlene McLean, CAO at 780-355-3868 or 780-516-4927.

In the spirit of community and wellness,

Darlene McLean, CAO
Driftpile Cree Nation

SELFCARE HEALING GATHERING

Date: August 26th, 27th & 28th

Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Place: Community Hall

Snacks will be provided.


Facilitator(s):

Marvena Pewapsconias (Traditional Fire Keeper)

Yvonne Pasimin (Reiki Master)

Priscilla Pasimin (Rattle Holder)

Everyone is welcome to receive teachings and healing.

Contact Wilma at 780-355-3931 for more information.

Reclaiming
Jordan's
Principle

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