Councillor Evelyn Stone has been a lifelong resident of the community and served as Chief in the early nineties as well as sitting on Council for several terms since. Evelyn has dedicated some 35 years, plus to her homeland. She is a Traditional Elder who shares her knowledge and wisdom; she has strong values and beliefs in living in balance with Mother Earth. She has three children, Greg, Tasha (Pat) babies Dante and Bianca, Krista (Warren) baby Yuna, who are her pride and joy. Evelyn also has a special friend, yes her Mother Agnes who shares in the wonderful journey of Great Grandma.
In spending time with grandchildren, Evelyn finds time to volunteer in various committees and organizations. Special events for the Municipality of Wawa, Wawa Legion Ladies Auxiliary as 2nd Vice President; and is called upon by various organizations such as the Wawa Rotary Exchange, the Schools, and Churches.
She is a former Health Promotion worker for Michipicoten First Nation and initiated the Annual Youth & Elders Gathering back in 1998.
Healing was an important part of the journey for the members and still continues today. Evelyn looks forward to the brighter future of Michipicoten First Nation on strengths and acknowledging the Teachings of the Medicine Wheel, Seven Grandfathers, and Clan System. Seeing with open eyes, the future of our First Nation and our Future Leaders. There are endless opportunities on the horizon, and we will meet expectations of Michipicoten First Nations growth in the days to come. This will happen with all of our members walking hand in hand and most importantly, sharing.
Miigwetch for your faith as we take this journey into 2017-2019.
Miigwetch, Miigwetch, Miigwetchs