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Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Community only accessible by air through Fort Hope Airport (Wasaya Airways) year-round, by water during warmer months or a 96-km ice road from community to Northern Ontario Resource Trail (extending north of Pickle Lake) main link road during winter months
  • Eabametoong is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Nearest large urban centres are Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay
  • Tikinagan office: ph: 807-242-1596; fax: 807-242-1241


Organization: Eabametoong First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: Main: 807-242-7221
807-242-7282
Fax: 807-242-1441
Email: reception@eabametoongfn.ca
Website: www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Address:
PO Box 298
Eabamet Lake, ON
P0T 1L0
Street Address:
Eabamet Lake  
Location: Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-5 pm
Executives: Elizabeth Atlookan - Chief
807-242-7221 ext 222 * elizabeth.atlookan@eabametoongfn.ca
Stella Waboose - Band Manager
807-242-7221 * stella.waboose@eabametoongfn.ca
Public Contacts: Chelsea Waboose - Receptionist
807-242-7221 * chelsea.waboose@eabametoongfn.ca
- Band Manager's Assistant
807-242-7221 ext 235
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Eabametoong First Nation

Band Office - Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers a full service community and several locally owned businesses including Eabametoong First Nation Inn, 2 grocery stores, a few video stores and convenience stores
  • Air service provided through the Fort Hope Airport by Wasaya Airways and Nakina Outpost Air Service
  • Offers cable television and Internet services
  • Supports a 5-acre community garden/farm

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band office)
  • Child and Family Services
  • Economic Development
  • Eabametoong Education Authority
  • Eabametoong Education Authority, John C Yesno Education Centre
  • Fire Department
  • Health Centre (Nursing Station)
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Crisis Intervention
  • Health Services, Detox Centre
  • Health Services, Early Childhood Development
  • Health Services, Home & Community Care
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Recreation Department

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Eabametoong First Nation
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Ojibway, available upon request
Area Served:
Northern  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Emergency Planning and Preparedness
Government Services - Information

This information was last completely updated on December 8, 2017

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