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Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 settlements: The Dalles 38C with an area of 12.6 sq miles and serves as the main reserve; and Agency 30 which is shared with 12 other First Nations
  • "Customary Council" system is the Nation's preferred method of governance; a respected head person/speaker is chosen from each of the family groups within the Nation and this group of head people act as governing body for the Nation
Organization: Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-548-5876
Toll-Free: 1-888-767-4960
Fax: 807-548-2337
Email: clerk@ochiichag.ca
Website: www.ochiichag.ca
Address:
22 Band Office Rd
Dalles, ON
P9N 0J2
Location: Community is approx 27 km NW of Kenora off Hwy 17A and along Hwy 658
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Executives: Lorraine Cobiness - Chief
chief@ochiichag.ca
Jackie Nachuk - Band Manager and Finance
Contacts: Amanda Gray - Reception and Office Clerk
Genevieve Ogemah - Executive Assistant
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation

Functions as the Band Office - Reserve is approx 27 km NW of Kenora off Hwy 17A and along Hwy 658

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Serviced by air through the Kenora Airport, located 9 km NE of Kenora
  • Provides a Community Centre which is a hub for activities and events; available for community members to book for private events
  • Provides many cultural activities including Pow-wows, community sweats, sharing circles, arts and crafts, and traditional healing and Elders activities
  • Hosts community feasts, winter carnival, many sports activities such as hockey tournaments and baseball tournaments

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Economic Development
  • Education Program
  • Health Program, Health Office
  • Health Program, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Health Program, Aboriginal Healing & Wellness
  • Health Program, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Program, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Health Program, Early Childhood Development, Aboriginal Head Start Program
  • Health Program, Early Childhood Development, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Health Program, Early Childhood Development, Maternal Child Health Program
  • Health Program, Home & Community Care Program
  • Health Program, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Program, Referral Clerk
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Works

Fees: None
Application: No application required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining (Dalles) Ojibway Nation
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served: Kenora District, Rainy River District
See Also: Government Services - Information

This information was last completely updated on October 24, 2016

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