Swampy Cree Tribal Council (SCTC) is comprised of eight First Nations in northwest central Manitoba with a membership of more than 17,000.
In 1976 SCTC was incorporated to advance and safeguard the interests, rights, and status of aboriginal people in a manner consistent with the policies and strategies adopted from time to time by the Chiefs and Councils within its area of operation. The Tribal Council has grown from a staff of three in 1976 to twenty today in 2012.
The organizational structure of SCTC is based on accountability to the Chiefs, the Residents of the member First Nations and the Funding Agencies. The eight First Nations are represented by their Chiefs who serve as Directors of the organization. The Mandate of the Tribal Council is to facilitate the transfer of local control and responsibility of programs and services to member First Nations through the following means by providing:
Swampy Cree Tribal Council will pursue the social, economic and political well being and development of member First Nations.
We will assist and advise in the delivery of programs and services at a pace compatible with each First Nations aspirations.
Swampy Cree Chiefs are elected to Grand Council positions.
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