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Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Governance

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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:
  • Community members conduct most shopping and business affairs in the city of Kenora which is within close proximity to Wauzhushk Onigum
  • Child and Family Services worker on-reserve provided through Anishinaabe Abinooji Family Services in Kenora
  • Hospital and ambulance services available at Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Treaty #3 Police
  • Fire Prevention Services offered by Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council; ph 807-226-4445 Ext 224, fireprevention@akrc.on.ca
  • Also contracts fire protection services from the City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services
  • Hosts the annual Honouring Our Children traditional powwow at the Wauzhushk Onigum owned Pow Wow Island
  • Owns and operates the on-reserve Golden Eagle Casino & Gaming Centre
  • Offers the Anishinabe of Wauzhushk First Nation Public Library
  • Coordinates health care and health programs at the Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Clinic
  • Administers Kinew Child Care Centre
Comments
Chief and 3 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Custom Electoral System; next election Dec 2021
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 5 pm
Tue
9 am - 5 pm
Wed
9 am - 5 pm
Thu
9 am - 5 pm
Fri
9 am - 5 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Members of Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 28, 2021