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

Ontario to add 13 additional Health Teams across the province

The Ontario government is providing $2.4 million to support an additional 13 Ontario Health Teams across the province to provide better, connected care to patients. These teams are a new way of delivering care that brings together health care providers and...

Kenora Hospital COVID-19 Response Update

While there are currently no admitted positive COVID-19 cases in our Hospital, there has been an increase in positive cases in our community. It is understandable that a sudden rise in COVID-19 cases may heighten anxieties for some people. Please make your personal...

Niisaachewan Community COVID-19 Updates – October 2, 2020

The community gate will be open 7 days a week MONDAY – SUNDAY from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Band members and Non band members are welcome to visit their family. Please remember to stay within your “SOCIAL BUBBLE” and within your family grouping as recommended. Any visitors...

Urgent COVID-19 Notice

There has been one (1) positive case of the COVID-19 virus confirmed in Washagamis Bay as of October 1, 2020.  There have been news reports about possible exposures to the virus in Valleyview Public School, St. Thomas Aquinas High School,...

Sagkeeng First Nation goes into lockdown with 1st COVID-19 case

A confirmed case of COVID-19 has put Sagkeeng First Nation into lockdown. Chief Derrick Henderson said the First Nation's council was told Monday night that a member of the community, about 100 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, had tested positive....

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

Government of Canada Pandemic Benefits

The federal government is extending the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) by one more month and revamping the employment insurance program to allow more people to receive financial assistance during COVID-19. The suite of benefit reforms, aimed at helping...

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Niisaachewan Monthly Police Reports

Niisaachewan Monthly Police Reports

During the month of July there were a total of 12 calls for service reported to the Treaty Three Police Service. Out of those 12 calls for service, there were 2 Criminal Code offenses (possible criminal charges) reported. There was 1 crime against a person reported....

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Parsec Youth Network – Student Academic Support

My name is Anna Tran, I am a recent graduate from McMaster University. I am reaching out today on behalf of my team at the Parsec Youth Network (PYN) to share a recent initiative of mine. We would love to be given the opportunity to help support the youth of First...

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Indigenous Services Canada Registration Appointments

Indigenous Services Canada Registration Appointments

Beginning August 17, 2020 the Ontario Region is pleased to offer appointments for registration & membership services. You can contact the nearest office for more information. Please note that masks or face coverings are mandatory for all in-person services....

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Impact of COVID-19 on 2020 Treaty Payment Events

Dear Chief and Council,  I hope this letter finds your community in good health and spirits. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose a serious risk to Indigenous communities, the health and safety of all Canadians remains a paramount priority for the Government of...

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All Nations Hospital Site Survey

All Nations Hospital Site Survey

The All Nations Hospital Project to redevelop the Lake of the Woods District Hospital (LWDH) in Kenora is underway. Input from all hospital users including First Nations, Métis and summer visitors is critical at this early planning stage to ensure the new facility...

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