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About the Ochekwiwanasowewin Justice Committee

The referred persons that have been referred to the committee from Judge, Crown Attorneys, local RCMP, Band Constable and other entities on reserve.

Ochekwiwanasowewin Justice Committee is a volunteer-based program that provides quality, confidential Restorative Justice and Mediation services with professionalism, respect and dedication to the wellness of our community.

It is an Aboriginal justice program that works with victims and offenders, as well as community members and elders. To consider cases referred by the Court, Police, Correctional Services, the Crown Prosecutor as an alternative to the formal court process, or in conjunction with the formal court process. The committee also takes referrals from any entities within Fisher River or any persons looking for advocacy.

Programs offered through OJC

– Negative Energy
– Theft Under
– Self reflecting
– Healthy Living
– Also offer mediation services
– Preventative measure speakers series on Restorative Justice, Bullying & Healthy Relationships

Principles & Values strive toward:

1. Respect & Pride
2. Persistence, Willingness & Strength
3. Restoring & Healing
4. Trust & Safe Place
5. Awareness & Understanding
6. Beliefs & Spirituality
7. Communication

Mission Statement

The Ochekwiwanasowewin Justice Committee will serve to promote positive impacts on those who are in conflict with the law, the person who has been harmed, their respective families and the community while maintaining the objectives of the Justice System.

Staff

Hillary Murdock | Community Justice Coordinator

Contact

Ochekwiwanasowewin Restorative Justice Program
Fisher River Cree Nation
Box 365
Koostatak, MB R0C 1S0
T: 1 (866) 645-2171 ext. 231
F: 1 (204) 645-2745