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Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 main communities: Regina Bay, the main reserve and mainland community near Sioux Narrows, and Windigo Island near the USA border, accessible by boat and ice road during winter months
  • Includes several settlements: Big Island 37; Lake of the Woods 34, 37, 37B; Northwest Angle 34C; Northwest Angle 34C & 37B; Northwest Angle 37C; Shoal Lake 34B1, 37A; Whitefish Bay 34A; and Agency 30 (shared with several other First Nations)
  • Community is on island and only accessible by water during summer months and ice road across the lake during winter
  • Summer shopping trip by boat/land to Kenora takes 2.5 hours; winter shopping trip by ice road takes 1 hour


Organization: Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation - Main Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-226-5353
Crisis: Police Dispatch: 1-888-310-1122
Fax: 807-226-1164
Address:
c/o Windigo Island Band Office
PO Box 1590
Kenora, ON
P9N 3X7
Street
Address
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Northwest Angle 37 First Nation  
Location: Windigo Island community is near Manitoba and Minnesota borders approx 6 mi N of Angle Inlet, Minn and 100 mi SW of Kenora
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 9 am-1 pm
Executives: Jim Major - Chief
chief@nwa37.ca
Contacts: Vanessa Powassin - Band Manager
band.manager@nwa37.ca
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation

Windigo Island community is near the Manitoba & Minnesota borders approx 6 mi N of Angle Inlet, Minn and 100 mi SW of Kenora

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
Provides the following services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Health Office
  • Windigo Island Elementary School

Services and Programs:

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation (Northwest Angle 37)
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Kenora District, Rainy River District  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on January 4, 2017

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