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Independent First Nations Alliance

Chief's Council

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Description
  • Provides governance, political support, technical advisory, community development support and advocacy to member First Nations in their quest to build self-sufficient communities
  • Promotes Indigenous¬†recognition and cultural awareness of the member First Nations
  • Consists of Chiefs and representatives from each community
  • Delivers programs and services through local community government
  • Participates in and co-hosts the annual Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference (NOFNEC) with several other Tribal Councils
Provides technical and professional advisory services and programs in the following areas:
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Health, Crisis Intervention
  • Technical Advisory Services
  • Technical Advisory Services, Capital Planning
  • Technical Advisory Services, Housing
  • Technical Advisory Services, Operations and Maintenance
  • Technical Advisory Services, Technical Skills Transfer
Comments
  • IFNA is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
  • IFNA member First Nation communities represent Treaty #3, Treaty #5, Treaty #9 and the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Northern Ontario
  • Independent First Nations Alliance serves a collective on-reserve population of close to 6,000 individuals
Thunder Bay Office, 135 E Frederica St, Unit 3; ph 807-626-7730, fax 807-626-7738
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)
Application Process
Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Toll Free
1-888-253-4362
Office
807-737-1902
Fax
807-737-3501
Web Site
https://ifna.ca/
Email
receptionist@ifna.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 5010
Sioux Lookout, ON, P8T 1K6
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Gail Binguis, Executive Assistant
Email: gbinguis@ifna.ca
Phone: 807-737-1902 Ext 100
Chief Executive Officer
Mathew Hoppe
Email: mhoppe@ifna.ca
Phone: 807-737-1902 Ext 105
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 26, 2021
Address
56-D Front St
Sioux Lookout, ON, P8T 1K6
  • Located at Front St in downtown Sioux Lookout
  • Closest intersection is at Front St and 4th Ave
  • Situated near Rexall Drug Store

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
  • Lac Seul First Nation
  • Muskrat Dam First Nation
  • Pikangikum First Nation
  • Whitesand First Nation