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Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Robinson-Superior Treaty
  • Consists of one main reserve, Rocky Bay 1 Indian Reserve in the municipality of Greenstone
  • Nearest urban centre is Thunder Bay located 160 km SW of community
  • Land area is 13.4 hectares but more reserve land is currently under negotiations
Organization: Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-885-3401
Crisis: 9-1-1
Fax: 807-885-1218
Email: info@rockybayfn.ca
Website: www.rockybayfn.ca
Address:
501 Spirit Bay Rd, Rocky Bay Reserve
MacDiarmid, ON
P0T 2B0
Intersection: Spirit Bay Rd and Fraser St
Location: Community is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Executives: Melvin Hardy - Chief
chiefandcouncil@rockybayfn.ca
Amelia Hardy - Band Manager
807-885-3401 ext 226 * ahardy@rockybayfn.ca
Contacts: Reception
807-885-3401 ext 221 * receptionist@rockybayfn.ca
Monique Becker - Band Executive Secretary
807-885-3401 ext 222 * mbecker@rockybayfn.ca
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation) members

Functions as the Band Office of the Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay) First Nation - Reserve is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek members
  • Provides a Canada Post postal station independently by a Band member
  • Serviced by air through Nipigon Municipal Airport located 56 km from community
  • Hosts an annual Pow Wow, children's Christmas and Halloween parties, an annual Fall/Spring Hunt and other events for community residents
  • Offers a Hardy Gas Bar/Convenience Store and Beamish Variety Store
  • Provides a Recreation/Community Centre equipped with full kitchen facilities and shower/washroom facilities
  • Maintains an indoor rink facility including a zamboni

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration
  • Brighter Futures
  • Economic Development
  • Education Authority
  • Education Authority, Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging School
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Health Services, Community Wellness
  • Health Services, Family Support Program
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Housing Program
  • Lands & Resource Program
  • Medical Centre
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Volunteer Fire Department
  • Water and Waste Water Treatment

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Thunder Bay District  
See Also: Government Services - Information

This information was last completely updated on August 12, 2016

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