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Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Wawakapewin affairs all coordinated through Sioux Lookout office
  • Community consists of 1 reserve with a land area of approx 20 sq miles located within the Northern Boreal Forest
  • Accessibility is only by aircraft with floats or skis; accessible by winter/ice road heading N from Pickle Lake during winter months
  • Water Treatment plant operators: Roger Cook and Garret Hudson


Organization: Wawakapewin First Nation - Band Office - Governance  
Phone Numbers: Sioux Lookout Sub-Office: 807-737-2662
Fax: 807-737-4226
Email: info@wawakapewin.ca
Website: www.wawakapewin.ca
Address:
c/o Shibogama FIrst Nation Council
Wawakapewin First Nation
PO Box 477
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1A8
Street Address:
Shibogama First Nation Council
81 King St
Sioux Lookout
 
Location: Reserve is approx 350 km N of Sioux Lookout on Long Dog Lake, located along SE shores of Asheweig River, a tributary of the Winisk River
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Annemarie Beardy - Chief
807-737-2662 ext 2237 * annemarieb@wawakapewin.ca
Janina Meekis - Band Administrator
janinam@wawakapewin.ca
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Wawakapewin First Nation

Reserve is approx 350 km N of Sioux Lookout on Long Dog Lake, located along SE shores of Asheweig River, a tributary of the Winisk River

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Serviced by air through the closest airport in Kasabonika Lake, located 37 km to the northeast of community
  • Accesses health services through the Nursing Station in Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Programs and services include:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Child and Family Services
  • Economic Development
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services
  • Nadawehik Kakina Kedodumuk Wilderness Healing Program
  • Water Treatment plant

Services and Programs:

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Wawakapewin First Nation
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Oji-Cree, available upon request
Area Served:
Northern  
See Also: Government Services - Information

This information was last completely updated on December 4, 2017

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