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Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Community members conduct much of their business affairs and shopping in the nearby town of Fort Frances
  • Offers a newly-constructed Health/Business Centre, completed in July 2016
  • Provides seasonal language camps at the mouth of the Ottertail River in participation with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis
  • Serviced by air through the Fort Frances Airport located 2 miles NW of Fort Frances

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Nigigoonsiminikaaning Band Office)
  • Child Care Centre
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Housing
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Ontario Works, Employment Resource Centre
  • Operations and Maintenance
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Application Process
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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