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Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Contracts fire protection services from the City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services
  • Hosts the annual Honouring Our Children traditional powwow at the Wauzhushk Onigum owned Pow Wow Island
  • Owns and operates the on-reserve Golden Eagle Casino & Gaming Centre
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Anishinabe of Wauzhushk First Nation Public Library
  • Education Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI)
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children (AHBHC)
  • Health Services, Brighter Futures
  • Health Services, Community Wellness Program
  • Health Services, Community Medical Clinic
  • Health Services, Maternal Child Health
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Referral Clerk
  • Kinew Child Care Centre
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 reserves, the main Kenora 38B inhabited reserve (8.6 sq miles in size) located 2 mi SE of Kenora and the smaller Agency 30 reserve located 28 mi S of Kenora, which is shared with several other First Nations
  • Community is receiving $278,780 federal funding and $278,780 provincial funding through the Small Communities Fund under the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment & Infrastructure towards upgrading the drinking water infrastructure and the wastewater treatment system as announced Jul 2015
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Application Process
No application process
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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