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Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Accessible by float and ski-equipped aircarft only; no winter/ice roads but individuals can snowshoe or snowmobile into community off ice roads that connect Red Lake to North Spirit Lake
  • Band Office is located at Keewaytinook Okimakanak headquarters in Red Lake
  • Jul 27, 2015 - McDowell Lake Chief, Council and members celebrated official opening of the 10 kW solar system installed on the new Band Office under construction on McDowell Lake land; the system which includes a battery solution generates enough electricity to power a community fridge and freezer and lights and electrical outlets in the Band Office and is the first source of electricity in the new community
Organization: McDowell Lake First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-735-1381 Ext 1308
Toll-Free: 1-800-387-3740
Crisis: Police Services: 1-888-310-1122
Fax: 807-727-9494
Website: www.mcdowelllake.firstnation.ca
Address:
c/o McDowell Lake Band Office
PO Box 321
Red Lake, ON
P0V 2M0
Street
Address
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Band Office
146 Howey St, Unit 202
Red Lake
 
Location: Community is approx 155 km NE of Red Lake on central W shore of McDowell Lake
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Ellen Vontaine Keno - Chief
Lois James - Councillor
Contacts: Lorna Dansereau - Band Administrator
807-735-1381 ext 1308 * lornadansereau@knet.ca
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the McDowell Lake First Nation

Band Office is located in Red Lake, Reserve is located approx 155 km NE of Red Lake on central W shore of McDowell Lake

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Health Department
  • Health Department, Brighter Futures
  • Health Department, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Department, Mental Health

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

This information was last completely updated on April 22, 2016

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