External Affairs

External Affairs

Department information:

Location: Administration Building

Mailing Address: PO Box 219 Maskwacis AB T0C-1N0

Telephone: (780) 585-3741 (Ext:#259)

Fax:(780) 585-2550

Hours of Operation: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday


The Ermineskin External Affairs Department is responsible for the operational activities of Litigation, Membership, Restorative Justice, Tribal Law and Children’s Services. In addition to this, External Affairs works with leadership and administration on various matters that affect Ermineskin Cree Nation. On a broader level, it endeavors to maintain and protect the interests of the Ermineskin Cree Nation of Treaty 6 with respect to long term commitments to treaty rights by keeping informed of developments regarding Federal, Provincial and International legislations and developments that may affect Ermineskin Cree Nation. Services offered by the External Affairs department include notary/commissioner and Political Sponsorship for elders

Staff Information:

Director: Collin Wildcat

Tribal Law Coordinator:

Restorative Justice: Blaine Raine

Membership Manager: Karman Cutarm

ECN Gowling Day School Memo, Notice and Claim Forms

The documents below are applicable to all students who attended or suffered abuse/harm at a Federal Indian Day School or Federal Day School, operated by the Government of Canada

Deloitte Indian Residential School Day Scholars Class Action Settlement Claim Form

A Federal Court Order has appointed Deloitte to process claims for the Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Claimants. If you have general questions about the Claim Form, Claim process, or to report an address change after submitting your Claim, contact the Claims Administrator at 1-877-877-5786 (toll free).
If you need help determining if you can apply and are eligible for this Class Action, please contact Class Counsel: dayscholars@waddellphillips.ca or call 1-888-222-6845 (toll free).

The claims process to apply for the Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Compensation has now gone live as of January 4th, 2022.
Eligible claimants have until the Claims Deadline of October 4, 2023 to submit a claim.

Please be advised that there are hard copies available for Pick-Up at the Ermineskin Administration Office.

Ermineskin Curfew By-Law

Council of Ermineskin Cree Nation deems it to be in the best interests of Ermineskin to amend the 1992 Curfew Law to respond to the emergency, to secure the health and safety of individuals attending at or residing on the Ermineskin Cree Nation's Reserve lands, to encourage the observation of law and order and to prevent disorderly conduct and nuisances on its reserve lands.