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Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
  • Community consists of 3 reserves: Agency 1 (area of less than 1/2 sq km) which is shared with 4 other First Nations; Rainy Lake 17A (area of 15 sq km) on N shore of Northwest Bay in Rainy Lake; and Rainy Lake 17B (area of 9.87 sq km) located 8 km W of Rainy Lake
  • Community is road-accessible

Organization: Naicatchewenin First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-486-3407
Fax: 807-486-3704
RR 1, PO Box 15
Devlin, ON
P0W 1C0
Street Address:
RR 1
Location: Community is W of Fort Frances along Hwy 11 and 50 km N of Devlin on Hwy 613
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-2:30 pm
Executives: Wayne Smith - Chief
Darlene Smith - Director of Administration
807-486-3407 ext 222 *
Public Contacts: Connie Smith - Secretary and Receptionist
Shayla Smith - Executive Assistant
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Naicatchewenin First Nation

Band Office - Community is 50 km N of Devlin on Hwy 17

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides community facilities including a fire hall, water treatment building, community hall and gymnasium
  • Provides the Naicatchewenin Community Store
  • Community businesses include the Quonset Hut & Bus Storage and the Kish-Gon-Dug Cedar Factory which exports products to Europe as well as locally
  • Owns and operates C & O Logging
  • Serviced by air through the Fort Frances airport located 60 km SE of community

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Naicatchewenin Band Office)
  • Community Care Program, Family Services
  • Education Program
  • Emergency First Response services
  • Family Support Services
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healing and Wellness and Justice Worker Program
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Housing
  • Naicatchewenin Development Corporation (NDC)
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Recreation Department

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

This information was last completely updated on October 10, 2018

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