SEVEN QUESTIONS FOR REGGIE NEEPOSH: LIFE LESSONS FROM THE FORMER CHIEF OF THE OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU CREE NATION

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by Jordan Hageman

Reggie David Neeposh is a husband, father, grandfather, Chief of the Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation in Northern Quebec for one term during 2011 to 2015, Chief Executive Officer for Ouje-Bougoumou Enterprises Inc. since Fall 2016, and presently the senior lead pastor of the Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Pentecostal Church (Jishemundo Mijwap). The Oujé-Bougoumou people have overcome incredible obstacles to be recognized as their own unique Indigenous community. Reggie has been part of a team that has built an award-winning community including: the United Nations “We the Peoples” Award; Habitat II: Best Practices Award; Expo 2000; Canada Mortgage and Housing Award; and Global Citizen Award. Click here to read the full article.

This article appeared in the October/November/December 2020 issue of testimony/Enrich, a quarterly publication of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. © 2020 The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. Visit www.testimonyenrich.ca for more article content or to subscribe.

Photo courtesy Reggie Neeposh.

Photo: Pastor Reg (left) with his brother, Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum.