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Sachigo Lake First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers a few small private businesses, a large Northern Store and Sachigo Lake Motel and a restaurant
  • Provides a Canada Post postal station located at the Sachigo Lake Business Centre
  • Serviced by air through Wasaya Airways at the Sachigo Lake Airport located 2 km N of community; maintained and serviced by Ministry of Transportation Ontario
  • Organizes and hosts an Annual Sachigo Lake First Nation Ice Fishing Derby and many events such as community hunts and feasts, jamborees, sports tournaments and community cleanup days
  • Offers regular church services through Pentecostal, Anglican, and Full Gospel assemblies
  • Participates in the Junior Canadian Rangers Program for youth (12-18 years) which teaches various skills including but not limited to first aid, using rifles safely, hunting and fishing, Native customs and traditions, healthy living, staying in school and drug and alcohol abuse awareness

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Education Department
  • Education Department, Martin McKay Memorial School
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Brighter Futures Program
  • Health Services, Crisis Intervention
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Isaac Barkman Memorial Nursing Station
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, Mental Health Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Public Library
  • Public Works Department
  • Recreation Department
Tribal Council: Windigo First NationsPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Community only accessible by air through Sachigo Lake Airport located 2.8 km N of community or winter/ice road branching off the Northern Ont Resource Trail heading N from Pickle Lake
  • Sachigo 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
  • Sachigo Lake is comprised of 3 reserve areas; the main community is located on Sachigo Lake Indian Reserve 1
  • Tikinagan Child & Family Services head office in Sioux Lookout: 807-737-3466 (ph); 807-737-3543 (fax)
  • Sachigo Lake Motel: 807-595-2578
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation
Sachigo Lake First Nation Ice Fishing Derby
  • Open to anyone
  • Participants required to produce fishing license
Application Process
Call for information
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
   Last Updated On May 12, 2020

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