Wawakapewin First Nation
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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Serviced by air through the closest airport in Kasabonika Lake, located 37 km to the northeast of community
  • Accesses health services through the Nursing Station in Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Programs and services include:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Child and Family Services
  • Economic Development
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services
  • Nadawehik Kakina Kedodumuk Wilderness Healing Program
  • Water Treatment plant
Comments
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
  • Wawakapewin affairs all coordinated through Sioux Lookout office
  • Community consists of 1 reserve with a land area of approx 20 sq miles located within the Northern Boreal Forest
  • Accessibility is only by aircraft with floats or skis; accessible by winter/ice road heading N from Pickle Lake during winter months
  • Water Treatment plant operators: Roger Cook and Garret Hudson
Eligibility
Members of Wawakapewin First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 7, 2019

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