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

Niisaachewan Partial Lockdown in Effect

COVID19 Update – PARTIAL LOCKDOWN IN EFFECT April 21, 2020 On Friday April 17, 2020 the NWHU confirmed its first positive case in Kenora, Ontario. Many of our neighboring communities have implemented further lockdown measures to protect their members and limit...

First positive COVID-19 case in Kenora

Kenora has its first confirmed COVID-19 case. This case brings the total for the Northwestern Health Unit area to 13. The case acquired the virus from out of province travel, is currently self-isolating, and has had very few contacts. All contacts have been followed...

Community Notification System

Community Notification System in the Event of Telecommunication Disruption. Going door-to-door is not advisable. In the event of telecommunications disruption, households will receive 4 colour codes to display in their most visible window and front door (facing the...

Niisaachewan COVID-19 Updates

Be advised that due to the Global Pandemic COVID-19 and in order to minimize the impact of an epidemic / pandemic outbreak in our community and homelands, Chief and Council of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation have deemed it necessary to enact the following actions:...

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

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,...

Post Secondary Update

As directed by the NAN education committee, the Education Department will be accepting Post- Secondary Applications for the 2020-21 academic year, with the same deadline of June 1st by 4:30PM CST. Post-secondary education institutes are still offering programs whether...

Ontario Ready to Respond to Spring Flooding Season

The Ontario government has been actively working with federal and municipal governments, First Nations partners, and non-governmental organizations to prepare and respond to any flooding situation across the province during the COVID-19 outbreak...

Grand Council Treaty #3 Jobs

Grand Council Treaty #3 Jobs

Grand Council Treaty #3 has three job postings currently and are looking for passionate and dedicated people to fill them.The Social Policy Analyst job is closing on May 15, 2020. The successful candidate will work at Grand Council Treaty#3 to undertake program...

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...