Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)
Obashkaandagaang First Nation
Governance

Details
Contact
Map
Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides community events and activities at Obashkaandagaang First Nation Community Hall
  • Provides an Elder's Centre housing complex for community elders
  • Serviced by air through the Kenora Airport located 9.3 km NE of Kenora
  • Hosts an annual Pow Wow each summer

Offers the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Education Department
  • Health Services, Health Office
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
Comments
Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Consists of 2 reserves, the mostly populated Rat Portage 38A Reserve and Agency 30 Settlement which is shared with 12 other communities
  • Washagamis First Nation has a land area of approx 29.8 sq km
  • No formal childcare on reserve; there are approximately 5-7 spots held for Obashkaandaang clients at the Wauzhusk Onigum Daycare
  • Elections in Aug 2017 resulted in a first-time all-female Chief and Council for Washagamis Bay
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Members of Obashkaandagaang First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update
Share: