Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
  • Due to past flooding by dam projects in the region there are few members living on Lac Des Mille Lacs reserve territory; most members live in communities throughout Northwestern Ontario
  • Provides services and programs from the Band Office located on Fort William First Nation reserve

Offers the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Community Wellness
  • Economic Development
  • Education and Training
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Non-Insured Health Benefits
  • Housing Department
  • Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre
  • Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre, Adult Education Program
  • Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre, IR Churchill Elementary School
  • Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre, Little Turtles Daycare and Learning Centre
  • Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre, Seventh Fire Secondary School
  • Membership Department
Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 uninhabited reserves: Lac Des Mille Lacs 22A1 on the NE shore of Lac des Mille Lacs and Seine River 22A2 at the junction of the Seine and Firesteel Rivers approx 135 km NW of Thunder Bay
  • Members have committed to rebuilding own community on Seine River site; currently has an outstanding land claim pending negotiation with the federal and provincial governments
  • Access road built to 22A1 in 2006; site now also includes Roundhouse and a Community Cultural Complex
  • Construction currently underway (2016) to develop 40 residential lots
Members of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Application Process
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (40) Federal Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 13, 2019

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