Add to clipboard
 |  Share  |  Email  |  Print     Updated June 12, 2017
Suggest an Update
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Consists of 2 reserves, the inhabited Wunnumin 1 reserve (22.6 sq miles) and the smaller, uninhabited Wunnumin 2 reserve (approx 15 sq miles)
  • Wunnumin 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
  • Wunnumin Accommodation Building: 807-442-2537
  • Community can be accessed primarily through air transportation and a seasonal winter/ice road during winter months
Organization: Wunnumin Lake First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-442-2559
Fax: 807-442-2627
Website: www.wunnumin.ca
Address:
c/o Band Office
PO Box 105
Wunnumin Lake, ON
P0V 2Z0
Street
Address
:
Wunnumin Lake First Nation  
Location: Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Roderick Winnepetonga - Chief
rodw@wunnumin.ca
Samuel Mamakwa - Deputy Chief
lukem@wunnumin.ca
Contacts: Atayfie Gliddy - Receptionist
atayfieg@wunnumin.ca
Amos Martin - Band Administrator
amosm@wunnumin.ca
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Wunnumin Lake First Nation

Band office - Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides a Northern Store, a General Store, Troll's Store and the Wab Store
  • Provides the Norman Hall Community Centre for community events and meetings
  • Offers a community arena and a Senior's Complex
  • Operates a Canada Post postal station
  • Offers a local radio station and cable television
  • Provides provincial court services in the community at the Band Office on an occasional basis through a Scheduled Outreach site
  • Serviced by scheduled and charter flights through the Wunnumin Lake Airport located 3.7 km S of community; maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Provides worship services at St James Anglican Church

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Child & Family Services (Tikinagan)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Economic Development
  • Education Authority
  • Education Authority, Lydia Lois Beardy Memorial School
  • Emergency First Response Team
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children (AHBHC)
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
  • Health Services, Wanapetum Memorial Health Centre
  • Housing Department
  • Lands & Resources Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Works Department
  • Recreation Program
  • Wunnumin Lake Day Care Centre

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Wunnumin 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
Police

This information was last completely updated on June 12, 2017

Suggest an Update

© 2017, 211 Ontario North – Lakehead Social Planning Council