Ogimaa Duke Peltier, Elected Chief of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
The Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory is proud to be a part of the IGNITE First Nations Sustainable Communities program. Our community can and should decide where and how investments should be made to best address our needs. Through this program, Wiikwemkoong is transforming the way we plan, fund and build the projects we need, to create growth and equip our community for a more sustainable and productive future. We are pleased that Phase One has been completed and look forward to further implementation of infrastructure upgrades for Wiikwemkoong. Our community members have expressed sincere appreciation for the upgrades to the facilities and are very impressed with the quality of lighting, especially in the arena, schools and the streetlights. Community pride in our facilities is at the highest its been in years, thanks to IGNITE and the lighting project.