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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
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Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the community members
  • Serviced by air through Manitoulin East Municipal Airport in Little Current
  • Offers 2 shopping plazas and many businesses and services including a gas station, grocery store, confectioneries, video outlets, laundry facility, take-out pizza shop, pharmacy, thrift shop, bank agency, clothing store, a hardware store and several construction and heavy equipment contractors
  • Offers a log home construction business and several sawmills
  • Provides 4 churches of various denominations
  • Provides Wiky TV 5, a local community television station
  • Community is home to well-known artists, quill-box specialists, medicine men, and totem pole craftsmen
  • Provides cultural tours and experiences through guided tours such as the Bebamikawe Memorial Trail, Manitoulin Island historical tour and "Bay of the Beaver" canoe tour
  • Hosts the annual Wikwemikong Cultural Festival/Pow Wow
  • Owns and operates the Rainbow Ridge Golf Course located off-reserve in Manitowaning

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Amikook Seniors' Centre
  • Amikook Seniors' Centre, Community Support Services
  • Community Living Wikwemikong Anishinaabek
  • Community Living Wikwemikong Anishinaabek, Life Skills and Cultural Program
  • Community Living Wikwemikong Anishinaabek, Supervised Independent Living
  • Nadmadwin Mental Health Clinic
  • Public Library
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education, Adult Education Program
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education, Wikwemikong High School
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education, Child Care Centre
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education, Anishinabe Curriculum Department
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education, Wikwemikong Junior School
  • Wikwemikong Board of Education, Wikwemikong Pontiac School
  • Wikwemikong Development Commission, Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy
  • Wikwemikong Development Commission, Business and Employment Resource Centre
  • Wikwemikong Development Commission, Economic Development
  • Wikwemikong Family Centre, Child and Family Services
  • Wikwemikong Family Centre, Food Bank
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Diabetes Project
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Environment Health Program
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Maternal Child Health Program
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Traditional Medicine
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Waasa Naabin Community Youth Services Centre
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre, Walk-In Clinic
  • Wikwemikong Heritage Organization
  • Wikwemikong Nursing Home
  • Wikwemikong Wellness Program, Home and Community Care
Comments
Tribal Council: Unaffiliated Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Manitoulin Island Treaty
  • Consists of 2 main settlements: Wikwemikong Reserve, the main community with a land area of approx 426 sq km and Point Grondine Reserve #3, about 40 km SW of Sudbury with a land area of approx 139 sq km
  • The population is spread across the main reserve into several settlements, or satellite communities, including Kaboni, Buzwah, South Bay, Rabbit Island, Murray Hill, Cape Smith, and Wikwemikongsing
  • Wikwemikong is one of the 10 largest First Nation communities in Canada
  • The name Wikwemikong means bay of beavers
  • Community is home to Canadian Country Female Artist of the Year (2009), Crystal Shawanda
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Application Process
No application required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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