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

Upcoming COVID-19 Mobile Testing in the Community

Mobile testing will be available in Niisaachewan on Monday November 30, 2020 between 12 noon and 1:30pm. BRING YOUR HEALTH CARD! You will need this to check your results.Drive to lower entrance.Stay in your vehicle until you are called inside for your test.Wear a...

Niisaachewan Pandemic Measures Community Update

RESUME PARTIAL LOCK-DOWN – Please be advised that Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation will resume with the partial lock-down status that was initiated on Monday, November 23. The end of the lock-down continues to be Wednesday, December. 9. Please keep in mind, the...

St Thomas Aquinas Grade 8 Closure

The Kenora Catholic District School Board has received notification of a second positive COVID-19 case at St. Thomas Aquinas High School and is working closely with the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) to reduce the spread of the virus. The positive case is being...

Niisaachewan is taking all precautionary measures

Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation is taking all precautions with the identified positive cases. Earlier this week, Chief and Council were notified that a household of 3 in the community have tested positive, and the family is under quarantine. Since notification of the...

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Day

9:30 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, November 27, 2020 BRING YOUR HEALTH CARD! You will need this to check your results.Drive to lower entrance.Stay in your vehicle until you are called inside for your test.Wear a mask.Health Practitioner will advise each individual on...

Niisaachewan 2020 Election Results

Thanks to a massive effort by the many security and support/volunteer personnel, Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation successfully held the 2020 Band Election. Please see below the photo of the election board results. The successful candidates are: Lorraine Cobiness -...

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

Pandemic Measures Community – Dec 3 Update

PARTIAL LOCKDOWN ENDS DECEMBER 9TH – The end of the lockdown continues to be Wednesday, December. 9. Please keep in mind, the lockdown may be extended but notice will be given. TESTING UPDATE: 90% of the people tested received results – it’s negative so far! No...

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Cancer Care Journey Project Update

Cancer Care Journey Project Update

Culture influences the way patients talk about cancer, understand it and communicate their symptoms. It also influences how messages about treatment and care are received by patients. Researchers and translators tell us that cancer terms are highly technical and that...

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Office Closure

Out of respect for the Henry family the Niisaachewan Band Office is closed and will reopen on November 2, 2020 at 9am.

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Band Office Phones Are Down

Niisaachewan's Band Office phones are currently down and no calls can be made in or out due to problems with the phone lines. The problems are being worked on and expected to be fixed soon.

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