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Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations

Tribal Council

  • Serves as a non-political Chiefs Council which provides support and advisory services to 6 First Nation communities
  • Advises and assists member First Nations in planning, developing and administering programs within their own community
  • Works to enhance the overall management skills and opportunities of the area First Nations in their quest to become self-sufficient
  • Consists of Chiefs and Councils from each community
  • Delivers programs and services through local community government
  • Provides services that respect and reflect the Anishinabe cultural beliefs, traditions and practices
Advisory services and support are provided in the following areas:
  • Administration and Finance
  • Environmental
  • Fire Protection
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) is a member of the political territorial organization Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
  • Serves communities located in the Robinson-Huron Treaty and the Williams Treaty
  • Collective on-reserve population of WBAFN which is approx 1,911 people, includes First Nation members in the Districts of Parry Sound, Sudbury and Nipissing
  • Waabnoong Bemjiwang is Ojibway for waters flowing from the east
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pmMeetings: Board of Directors meet every second Tue of the month rotating among the member First Nations
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) Territory
Application Process
Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
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Legal Status
Government - Regional
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 10, 2018