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Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
  • Consists of 4 settlements: Sabaskong Bay 35C, 35D, 35E and 35H as well as the reserves of Agency 30 and Assabaska shared with other First Nations
  • The word "onigaming" refers to "portage"

Organization: Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-484-2162
Toll-Free: 1-800-879-6944
Crisis: Treaty #3 Police: 807-484-2795
After Hours: Community Support Line 807-271-3553
Fax: 807-484-2737
PO Box 160
Nestor Falls, ON
P0X 1K0
Street Address:
Band Office
703 Ketemiikana Dr
Nestor Falls
Intersection: Ketemiikana Dr and Hwy 71
Location: Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Executives: Katherine Kishiqueb - Chief
807-484-2162 ext 241 *
Terry Cranston - Director of Finance and Administration
Public Contacts: Angie Copenace - Executive Assistant
807-484-2162 ext 244 *
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Band Office - Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers a new Multi-Purpose Facility which provides space for the Administration offices and Health Station
  • Offers the Onigaming Convenience Store and Gas Bar
  • Hosts an annual Traditional Pow Wow in Nestor Falls
  • Known originally as Sabaskong First Nation, it is still referred to by the old name of "Sab" by community residents

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Onigaming Band Office)
  • Community Care Program
  • Community Care Program, Family Support Services
  • Community Hall
  • Day Care Centre
  • Education Department
  • Education Department, Mikinaak Onigaming School
  • Health Services, Medical Building
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Brighter Futures
  • Health Services, Community Activator
  • Health Services, Community Wellness
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Library
  • Public Works
  • Volunteer Fire Department

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Ojibwe, available upon request
Area Served:
District of Kenora, District of Rainy River  
See Also: Affordable Housing
Counselling - Family, Couple, Individual
Financial Assistance
Government Services - Information
Libraries and Resource Centres

This information was last completely updated on July 13, 2018

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