Administration and management of Lands Department office including staffing, day-to-day functions and communications with various government (tribal, federal, provincial and municipal), public and private agencies and individuals.
Land Registry related services for the Blood Tribe (administration and members) and communications with appropriate government (tribal, federal, provincial and municipal), public and private agencies and individuals relating to verification of the Blood Tribe Land Registry and the occupancy of Blood Reserve land. Also assists Chief and Council and the Land Management Committee by providing and verifying available land registry information
The primary responsibility of this function of the department is generally to administer in conjunction with INAC, all relevant permits governing land use activities on the Blood Reserve in compliance with applicable Federal, Tribal and Provincial statutes and regulations.
G.I.S. Mapping and survey related services for the Blood Tribe (administration and members) including the preparation of land use area plans, land descriptions, field investigations on survey activities and communicating and providing mapping and survey information as requested for various government (tribal, federal, provincial and municipal), public and private agencies and individuals.
General Land Management accounting services for the Blood Tribe (administration and members) and communications with various (tribal, federal, provincial and municipal) government, public and private agencies and individuals. Assisting registered Blood Tribe land occupants in ensuring obligations on land occupant proceeds are met with various agencies (Blood Tribe Housing, banks, etc.).
The function of the Environmental Division is to co mitigate adverse environmental impacts of development and land use. This process involves research, monitoring and reporting with continual engagement with community and agencies to create a better understanding and awareness of environmental issues and contribute to the sustainability of Kainai. Monitoring programs currently include: bird surveys, range health assessments, illegal dumping, poaching, and invasive plant control.
The responsibility of the Invasive Plants Control Program is to monitor and control the infestation of Invasive Plants throughout the Reserve using a variety of control methods. These control methods include Biological Control (Beetles), Chemical Control (Herbicides), and Mechanical Control (Hand Pulling/Mowing). Establishing a proper Integrated Pest Management Plan is a key factor in controlling problematic plants on the reserve and ensures the sustainability of native plants within the Blood Reserve.