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Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Community only accessible by air through Sachigo Lake Airport located 2.8 km N of community or winter/ice road branching off the Northern Ont Resource Trail heading N from Pickle Lake
  • Sachigo Lake is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Sachigo Lake is comprised of 3 reserve areas; the main community is located on Sachigo Lake Indian Reserve 1
  • Tikinagan Child & Family Services head office in Sioux Lookout: 807-737-3466 (ph); 807-737-3543 (fax)
  • Sachigo Lake Motel: 807-595-2578

Organization: Sachigo Lake First Nation - Sachigo Lake Business Centre  
Phone Numbers: Main 807-595-2577
Crisis: Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 807-595-2599
Fax: 807-595-1119
PO Box 51
Sachigo Lake, ON
P0V 2P0
Street Address:
48 Airport Rd
Sachigo Lake
Location: Community is 425 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Sachigo Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Titus Tait - Chief
Joseph Tait - Band Administrator
Public Contacts: Esther McKay - Administrative Assistant
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Sachigo Lake First Nation

Band Office - Community is 425 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Sachigo Lake

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers a few small private businesses, Sachigo Lake Motel and a restaurant
  • Provides a Canada Post postal station
  • Serviced by air through Wasaya Airways at the Sachigo Lake Airport located 2 km N of community; maintained and serviced by Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Organizes and hosts an Annual Sachigo Lake First Nation Ice Fishing Derby
  • Participates in the Junior Canadian Rangers Program for youth (12-18 years) which teaches various skills including but not limited to first aid, using rifles safely, hunting and fishing, Native customs and traditions, healthy living, staying in school and drug and alcohol abuse awareness

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Education Department
  • Education Department, Martin McKay Memorial School
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Brighter Futures Program
  • Health Services, Crisis Intervention
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Isaac Barkman Memorial Nursing Station
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Library
  • Public Works Department
  • Recreation Department

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation

Sachigo Lake First Nation Ice Fishing Derby
  • Open to anyone
  • Participants required to produce fishing license
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Oji-Cree, available upon request
Area Served:
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Government Services - Information

This information was last completely updated on May 30, 2018

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