Guidance for Family Members on Funeral and Burial Arrangements in Chisasibi

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:37 -- Katherine Morrow
TitleGuidance for Family Members on Funeral and Burial Arrangements in Chisasibi
Publication TypeHealth Promotion
Year of Publication2011
Corporate AuthorsCree Nation of Chisasibi
Keywordsanglican, burial, chisasibi, church, cnc, cnihb, death, decease, funeral, hospital, preparation

This brochure titled "Caring for the Late Departed" has information for people whose loved one has died in Chisasibi, either at home or at the Hospital.


Who does what - Responsibilities of the Cree Nation of Chisasibi (CNC), Cree Health Board, Church, and Family, for tasks including washing and preparing the body, notifying family, organizing a viewing, ordering a casket, funeral service and burial.

What costs money and who pays? - For expenses including: transportation of the remains, transportation of the family members, casket, preparation of the burial plot, flowers, and headstone.

Contact information - phone numbers for funeral parlours and florists in Val d'Or, St. Philip's Anglican Church, and the Chisasibi Hospital.

This simple brochure, produced by the Cree Nation of Chisasibi with input from the Cree Health Board and St. Philip's Anglican Church, has the answers and makes decision-making simpler for families in their grief.

Front panel - Caring for Departed