Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Serviced by air through the Kenora Airport, located 9 km NE of Kenora
  • Provides a Community Centre which is a hub for activities and events; available for community members to book for private events
  • Provides many cultural activities including Pow-wows, community sweats, sharing circles, arts and crafts, and traditional healing and Elders activities
  • Hosts community feasts, winter carnival, many sports activities such as hockey tournaments and baseball tournaments

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Economic Development
  • Education Program
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Health Program, Health Office
  • Health Program, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Health Program, Aboriginal Healing & Wellness
  • Health Program, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Program, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Health Program, Early Childhood Development, Aboriginal Head Start Program
  • Health Program, Early Childhood Development, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Health Program, Early Childhood Development, Maternal Child Health Program
  • Health Program, Home & Community Care Program
  • Health Program, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Program, Referral Clerk
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Works
Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 settlements: The Dalles 38C with an area of 12.6 sq miles and serves as the main reserve; and Agency 30 which is shared with 12 other First Nations
  • Customary Council system is the Nation's preferred method of governance; a respected head person/speaker is chosen from each of the family groups within the Nation and this group of head people act as governing body for the Nation
Members of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation
Application Process
No application required
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
Last Verified On May 30, 2019

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