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Wabun Tribal Council
Tribal Council

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Serves as a non-political Chiefs Council which provides support services to 6 First Nation communities

  • Provides governance, political support and advocacy to Wabun First Nations in their quest to build self-sufficient communities
  • Consists of Chiefs and representatives from each community
  • Delivers programs and services through local community government
  • Responsible for negotiations of major resource development agreements in the areas of mining and hydroelectricity
  • Assists in Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) claims for Wabun First Nations
  • Publishes The Wabun Sun, a regional newspaper with news from all the member communities; paper and archives also available online

Provides technical and professional advisory services and programs in the following areas:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Aboriginal Skills and Employment Strategy (ASETS) - Mamo-Nuskomitowin
  • Economic Development and Technical Services
  • Education
  • Education, Wabun Scholarship Fund
  • Financial Advisory Services
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Community Health Program
  • Health Services, Patient Transportation Program
  • Health Services, Regional Crisis Intervention
  • Health Services, Wabun Youth Gathering
  • Resource Development
  • Wabun Development Corporation, Training and Employment Services
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Head Office - Wabun Tribal Council:Mattagami First NationPO Box 99Gogama, OntP0M 1W0Wabun serves a collective on-reserve population of 429 individuals (as of 2012)
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the member First Nations
Application Process
Most services are accessed on a local level at Band Office
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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