NIISAACHEWAN ANISHINAABE NATION

We are exercising our inherent right to protect our land, the water, our traditions, and to practice self governance.  Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation has been in this area since time immemorial.  Our people… our path… our way!

Latest Coronavirus News

Band Office & Community Checkpoint Updates

Band Office remains open and operating during the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday – Thursday with limited staff. Meals on Wheels every Wednesday – pick up at band office, front door with social distancing.Emergency Pandemic Assistance is available for June 2020. All...

Emergency Community Support Fund

The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada. The fund is designed to help Canada’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. The global pandemic has left no community untouched,...

Emergency Pandemic Assistance Distribution #3

As per Chief & Council’s decision on April 28th, we will be issuing round 3 of the Emergency Pandemic Assistance. Payments will go out starting on Tuesday May 5, 2020. Email [email protected] with your Name, Children’s Name(s), and Banking Information. Any...

Emergency Food Hampers

Are you worried and struggling with food security? Ne-chee Friendship Centre want to lend a helping hand. Their emergency food bank program is now available for anyone in the Kenora area during the COVID-19 pandemic. An intake must be completed and delivery is to your...

Niisaachewan Elections 2020

The band membership needs to vote and appoint One (1) Chief and Four (4) Councilors. Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020Time: 9:00 amLocation: Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation Travel assistance is available for all Band Members ages 18 years and older. Please note, due to...

Niisaachewan General Band Meeting Notice BCR

Be it resolved that June 27, 2020 is Election Day for Band Members of the Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation in accordance to the Election Code under Band Custom.

Emergency Food Hampers

Are you worried and struggling with food security? Ne-chee Friendship Centre want to lend a helping hand. Their emergency food bank program is now available for anyone in the Kenora area during the COVID-19 pandemic. An intake must be completed and delivery is to your...

Niisaachewan Library Opens

According to StatsCan, only 47% of the Niisaachewan community havea high school diploma, compared to 91% of the national populationaged 24-64.This inequality is rooted in the Indian Act, the residentialschool system and the lack of funding for on-reserve schooling....

All Nations Health Partners Ontario Health Team

Wednesday was a cause for celebration - as we stood in front of hundreds of the broader community, together with the 14 other partners to announce the All Nations Health Partners Ontario Health Team. The All Nations Hospital is in it's planning stage, and the hospital...

Creating partnerships to combat cancer in Treaty 3 territory

The Treaty 3 area has higher rates of certain cancers according to Cancer Care Ontario but access to information about the disease is a problem — the Kenora Chiefs Advisory aims to break down barriers community members face in accessing information about the deadly...

People helping People Charitable Corp

A great day for Kenora Chiefs Advisory. We feasted and celebrated our documents and relationship with our new Board of Directors for our People helping People - Charitable Corp members Hannita, Steven, Gary, David, Vernon, and Eric! This partnership will bring a...

Message from the Chief

The Fednor announcement by Bob Nault is awesome and great news for our community! I need to acknowledge the long and hard work that has been put into this project over the years, special acknowledgement to my former council members Merv Copenace, Roberta Jameson, and...

Latest News

Treaty Three Police COVID-19 Press Release

Treaty Three Police COVID-19 Press Release

Treaty Three Police Service is dedicated to providing a quality policing service to the citizens of Treaty Three, in consultation with our policing partners. As the Treaty Three Police Service, we are taking steps to maintain our policing duties during the coronavirus...

Employment Opportunity – Jordan’s Principle Family Navigator

REPORTS TO: BAND MANAGER Job Summary Working under the support and supervision provided by the Band Manager, the Jordan’s Principle Family Navigator will be involved in Health, Cultural, and Social areas of Jordan’s Principle and will assist members in submitting...

Band Office & Community Checkpoint Updates

Band Office remains open and operating during the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday – Thursday with limited staff. Meals on Wheels every Wednesday – pick up at band office, front door with social distancing.Emergency Pandemic Assistance is available for June 2020. All...

Post Secondary Deadline Today!

Post-Secondary applications are due today by 4:30PM, central standard time. I must receive your application by email at [email protected], by fax, or hand-delivered to me before 4:30pm. Given that today is a not an essential travel day, I can meet you at the...

Kenora Chiefs Advisory Logo Contest

Kenora Chiefs Advisory Logo Contest

Submit a logo and win an iPad! Members of Grassy Narrows, Shoal Lake #40, Wauzhusk Onigum, Whitefish Bay, Obashkaandagaang, and Niisaachewan are invited to submit a logo on the First Nations Climate Change Adaption Program. The Climate Team aims to support the...

Niisaachewan Elections 2020

The band membership needs to vote and appoint One (1) Chief and Four (4) Councilors. Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020Time: 9:00 amLocation: Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation Travel assistance is available for all Band Members ages 18 years and older. Please note, due to...

Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards Program

Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards Program

During these challenging times Indspire recognizes that students, especially those from First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities may encounter additional barriers. Indspire's Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards (BBF) program continues to...

Employment Opportunity – Niiwin Wendaanimok Finance Manager

Employment Opportunity – Niiwin Wendaanimok Finance Manager

The Niiwin Wendaanimok “Four Winds” Partnership was created to coordinate the shared experiences, concerns, and interests of the Nations of Shoal Lake 40, Washagamis Bay, Niisaachewan, and Wauzhushk Onigum surrounding the Highway 17 Twinning Project. This role will be...

Employment Opportunity – Niiwin Wendaanimok General Manager

Employment Opportunity – Niiwin Wendaanimok General Manager

The Niiwin Wendaanimok “Four Winds” Partnership was created to coordinate the shared experiences, concerns, and interests of the Nations of Shoal Lake 40, Washagamis Bay, Niisaachewan, and Wauzhushk Onigum surrounding the Highway 17 Twinning Project. The role of...

Emergency Community Support Fund

Emergency Community Support Fund

The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada. The fund is designed to help Canada’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. The global pandemic has left no community untouched,...