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Wawakapewin First Nation

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Description
Functions as the governing office for the community; oversees all community programs, services and facilities

Activities and services for community members also include but are not limited to the following:
  • Wawakapewin affairs are mostly coordinated through the Sioux Lookout office
  • Child and Family Services provided through Tikinagan Child and Family Services; served through the main Sioux Lookout office, ph 807-737-3466 fax 807-737-3543
  • Hospital services available at Meno Ya Win Health Centre in Sioux Lookout and the Margaret Cochenour Hospital in Red Lake
  • Reserve community is serviced by air through the closest airport in Kasabonika Lake, located 37 km to the NE of community
  • Accesses health services through the Nursing Station in Kasabonika Lake First Nation
  • Offers the Nadawehik Kakina Kedodumuk Wilderness Healing Program
Eligibility
Members of Wawakapewin First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Toll Free
1-866-877-6057
Office
807-737-2662 - Sioux Lookout Sub-Office
Fax
807-737-4226
Web Site
http://www.wawakapewin.ca
Email
info@wawakapewin.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 477
c/o Shibogama FIrst Nation Council, Wawakapewin First Nation
Sioux Lookout, ON, P8T 1A8
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Janina Meekis-Hoxha, Band Administrator
Email: janinam@wawakapewin.ca
Phone: 807-738-2922
Chief
Annemarie Beardy
Email: annemarieb@wawakapewin.ca
Phone: 807-737-2662 Ext 2237; Cell 807-738-1326
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 24, 2022
Address
81 King St, c/o Shibogama First Nation Council
Sioux Lookout, ON, P8T 1A5
  • Band Office is located at King St in Sioux Lookout within the Shibogama First Nation Council building
  • Situated adjacent to the Fresh Foods Market
  • Closest intersection is at King St and Sixth Ave
  • Reserve land is approx 350 km N of Sioux Lookout on Long Dog Lake, located along SE shores of Asheweig River, a tributary of the Winisk River
  • Community consists of 1 reserve with a land area of approx 20 sq miles located within the Northern Boreal Forest
  • Accessibility is only by aircraft with floats or skis; accessible by winter/ice road heading N from Pickle Lake during winter months

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Wawakapewin First Nation