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Batchewana First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Facilities operated by the First Nation include the Administration/Cultural Centre, Health Centre, Family Crisis Shelter, Elders' Complex, Day Care, Arena, Youth Centre, Police Station, Gas Bar, Confectionary Store and the Batchewana Learning Centre
  • Offers business opportunities in building and equipment rentals, arena operations, community operations and Bingo Hall
  • Coordinates renewable energy initiatives and sustainable agricultural initiatives

Provides the following services and programs:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department, Batchewana Learning Centre
  • Employment and Training
  • Family Crisis Shelter
  • Fire Department
  • Health Centre
  • Health Centre, Community Health Program
  • Health Centre, Healthy Babies/Healthy Children
  • Health Centre, Home and Community Care
  • Health Centre, Medical Transportation
  • Health Centre, Mental Health Services
  • Health Centre, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
  • Health Centre, Non-Insured Health Benefits
  • Health Centre, Traditional Health Program
  • Health Centre, Walk-in Clinic
  • Housing Program
  • Niigaaniin Social Services
  • Public Works
  • Rankin Day Care Centre
  • Youth Centre
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
  • Batchewana First Nation consists of 4 settlements: Goulais Bay Reserve 15A, Obadjiwan Reserve 15E, Whitefish Island Reserve and the main settlement of Rankin Reserve 15D
  • Administrative Office (Band office) is located on Rankin Reserve
  • Rankin Reserve is bordered on 3 sides by the city of Sault Ste Marie
  • Community is road accessible off Hwy 17
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon * 1 pm-4:30 pm
Members of Batchewana First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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