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Rainy River First Nation
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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Conducts business affairs mostly in towns of Emo and Fort Frances
  • Hosts an Annual Sobriety Traditional Pow Wow each spring and an Annual Fish Fry in August
  • Publishes a monthly newsletter, The Rapids Review
  • Offers two community centres, a baseball diamond, an outdoor ice rink and an arena
  • Provides the Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre which offers cross country skiing and snowshoe trails during the winter months

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Ambulance services (land only)
  • Community Care Program
  • Community Care Program, Family Support Services
  • Education Program
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Community Wellness Program
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation Program
  • Homemakers Program
  • Housing Program
  • Lands Department
  • Membership Department
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (NNADAP)
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Public Library
  • Recreation Department
  • Training and Employment Program
Comments
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory ServicesPolitical Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 reserves, the main reserve Manitou Rapids 11 with a land area of 22.67 sq km and Long Sault 12 with a lnad area of 7.4 acres
  • Rainy River First Nation is an amalgamation of seven historical Rainy River Saulteaux bands that were known as Hungry Hall 1 Band, Hungry Hall 2 Band, Little Forks Band, Long Sault 1 Band, Long Sault 2 Band, Manitou Rapids 1 Band and Manitou Rapids 2 Band
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Rainy River 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 Updated On November 5, 2019

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