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Serpent River First Nation


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:
  • Child and Family Services provided by Nog-Da-Win-Da-Min Family & Community Services; head office in Sault Ste Marie
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Blind River Detachment
  • Operates a gas-bar, restaurant, general store, art gallery and commercial office space
  • Offers the Trading Post retail business
  • Hosts an annual Traditional Genaabaajing Pow Wow Gathering, usually in September
  • Provides a Lifestyle Centre which includes a gymnasium, fitness room, Elder's room, boardroom, lounge area and kitchen
  • Serviced by air through Sudbury airport (140 km E of community) and Sault Ste Marie airport (160 km W of community)
  • Provides a Community Resource Centre and Employment Services
  • Administers child care at the Serpent River Day Care Centre
  • Manages a community Food Bank
  • Provides a seniors lodge and support services for elders of the community at the Geka Wigwam Seniors Lodge
  • Provides health care and health programs at Kenabutch Health Centre
  • Offers a Public Library
  • Provides recreational activities, after-school programs and a Fitness Centre at the Lifestyle Centre
  • Operates a Volunteer Fire Department
Chief and 12 Band Council members elected every two years under the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Nov 2021
Hours of Operation
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600
0800 - 1600

Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Members of Serpent River First Nation
Application Process
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(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 26, 2021