Kingfisher Lake First Nation
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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides a small business centre including the Omahamo Store, Omahamo Hotel and Restaurant and Canada Post postal station
  • Provides a few private businesses and a community laundromat
  • Offers a local radio station and cable television
  • Provides provincial court services in the community at the Band Office on an occasional basis
  • Serviced by scheduled and charter flights through the Kingfisher Lake Airport located 2.8 km SW of community; maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Provides worship services at St Matthews Anglican Church; operates a church-based Dr Winter School of Ministry

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Child & Family Services (Tikinagan)
  • Economic Development
  • Education Authority
  • Education Authority, Maryann Aganash Memorial School
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services, Home Support Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Suboxone Treatment Program
  • Health Services, Swanson Mekanak Memorial Health Centre
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • St Matthews Anglican Church
Comments
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Community is only accessible by air year-round, by waterways during summer and ice roads in the winter
  • Consists of 3 reserves: Kingfisher Lake Indian Reserve 1 (main reserve and contains the communtiy of Kingfisher Lake), Kingfisher Indian Reserve 2A and Kingfisher Indian Reserve 3A
  • Kingfisher Lake is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Omahamo Hotel: 807-532-2200
Eligibility
Members of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Last Verified On February 5, 2019

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