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Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Community only accessible year-round by air through Round Lake Airport, Weagamow Air Base or winter/ice road branching off the Northern Ont Resource Trail heading N from Pickle Lake
  • Land area is approx 92 sq km and is known as Weagamow Lake Indian Reserve 87
  • Weagamow 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
  • Tikinagan Child & Family Services head office in Sioux Lookout: 807-737-3466 (ph), 807-737-3543 (fax)
  • Weagamow Accommodations: 807-469-9925
  • Alternate email for Band Office: council@northcaribou.ca
Organization: North Caribou Lake First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-469-5191
Fax: 807-469-1315
Email: northcariboulakefirstnation@knet.ca
Address:
PO Box 158
Weagamow Lake, ON
P0V 2Y0
Street
Address
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Weagamow Lake  
Location: Community is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Dinah Kanate - Chief
Jacqueline Crane - Band Administrator
Contacts: Receptionist
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the North Caribou Lake First Nation

Band Office - Community is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers 2 main stores (Northern and Onadamakay), several small private businesses, Weagamow Lake Five Bay Garage, Weagamow Lake Restaurant and a public library
  • Operates a Canada Post postal service
  • Operates a community radio station (CHWL) which broadcasts community news and events to residents
  • Serviced by flights with Weagamow Air and Wasaya Airways through the Round Lake airport located 1.9 km west of community, and maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Offers an Anglican Church and Weagamow Evangelical Church
  • Coordinates a Community Garden and donates fresh produce for the Annual Hunter's Festival in its 26th year in 2016
  • 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)
  • Child and Family Services
  • Economic Development
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Early Childhood Development
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Home and Community Care Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Maternal and Child Health Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Travel Clerk
  • Housing Program
  • New Horizons Treatment Centre
  • North Caribou Lake Education Authority
  • North Caribou Lake Education Authority, Native Sena School
  • Ontario Works
  • Public Library
  • Public Works Department
  • Weagamow Air Base

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served: Kenora District
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Government Services - Information

This information was last completely updated on December 15, 2016

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