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Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Band Office is located at 202 Band Office Rd
  • Community is only accessible year-round by air and during the winter by seasonal winter/ice road N from Pickle Lake or from Red Lake
  • Keewaywin is connected to Sandy Lake First Nation by Sandy Lake
  • Keewaywin is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Keewaywin Hotel: 807-771-1128
Organization: Keewaywin First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-771-1210
Toll-Free: 1-866-437-9505
Fax: 807-771-1053
Website: www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Address:
c/o Keewaywin Band Office
PO Box 90
Keewaywin, ON
P0V 3G0
Street
Address
:
Keewaywin  
Location: Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Christopher Kakegamic - Chief
chriskg@knet.ca
Joseph Meekis - Band Administrator
joemeekis@knet.ca
Contacts: Cheyenne Meekis - Receptionist
cheyennemeekis@knet.ca
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Keewaywin First Nation

Functions as the Band Office located at 202 Band Office Road - Community is 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers 1 main Northern Store, 3 locally owned convenience stores and 1 gas station
  • Offers the Full Gospel Church
  • Operates a Canada Post postal service
  • Offers a local radio station
  • Operates a small airport maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario and served by Wasaya Airways
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band office)
  • Child and Family Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • E-Centre
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department
  • Education Department, Keewaywin First Nation School
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Brighter Futures Program
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Home and Community Care
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Maternal Child Health Program
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Keewaywin Nursing Station, Referral Clerk
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Works Department

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Keewaywin 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 14, 2016

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