Host Community


Long Plain First Nation

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Cando would like extend its sincere thank you to the Long Plain First Nation for hosting the 20th Annual National Conference & AGM in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As a host organization, the Long Plain First Nation worked with Cando to help ensure that the Manitoba region and its people are appropriately represented at this year’s conference through the selection of local artists, speakers, presenters and culturally relevant themes.

Long Plain First Nation (LPFN) is a community located in the Central Plains region of Manitoba, to the southwest of Portage la Prairie along the Assiniboine River. The October 2012 total membership was 4,057 – with 2,179 living on-reserve and 1,878 off-reserve. LPFN is represented by an elected Chief and four council members who each serve three year terms. LPFN is affiliated with Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council and is a member of the Southern Chiefs Organization, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat Inc. and is signatory of Treaty No.1.

Please visit Long Plain First Nation online for more information and to learn about their main business initiatives.