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Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Governance

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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides a Northern Store, a General Store, Troll's Store and the Wab Store
  • Provides the Norman Hall Community Centre for community events and meetings
  • Offers a community arena and a Senior's Complex
  • Operates a Canada Post postal station
  • Offers a local radio station and cable television
  • Provides provincial court services in the community at the Band Office on an occasional basis through a Scheduled Outreach site
  • Serviced by scheduled and charter flights through the Wunnumin Lake Airport located 3.7 km S of community; maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Provides worship services at St James Anglican Church

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Child and Family Services (Tikinagan)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Economic Development
  • Education Authority
  • Education Authority, Lydia Lois Beardy Memorial School
  • Emergency First Response Team
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children (AHBHC)
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
  • Health Services, Wanapetum Memorial Health Centre
  • Housing Department
  • Lands & Resources Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Works Department
  • Recreation Program
  • Wunnumin Lake Day Care Centre
Comments
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Consists of 2 reserves, the inhabited Wunnumin 1 reserve (22.6 sq miles) and the smaller, uninhabited Wunnumin 2 reserve (approx 15 sq miles)
  • Wunnumin Lake is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances
  • Wunnumin Accommodation Building: 807-442-2537
  • Community can be accessed primarily through air transportation and a seasonal winter/ice road during winter months
Eligibility
Members of Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 8, 2019

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