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

Anishinaabe Abinooji Family Services Pandemic Measures

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and evolving precautionary measures taking place in our service area, Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services offices will be closed effective Thursday March 19, 2020 at 4:30 PM. The earliest date for reopening will be Monday April...

Niisaachewan Community Checkpoint & Updates

Please be advised that due to recent concerns regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, or COVID-19 and in order to minimize the impact of an epidemic / pandemic outbreak in our community and territory, the Chief and Council of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation...

Kenora Hospital New Restrictions and Screening

Lake of the Woods District Hospital is activating its pandemic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of patients, their families, staff, professional staff, and volunteers is our utmost priority. The plan is in place for the safety of our...

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

Lake of the Woods District Hospital Pandemic Plan

Lake of the Woods District Hospital (LWDH) is activating pandemic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Lake of the Woods District Hospital is activating its pandemic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of patients, their families,...

Urgent Notice – Travel Restrictions

Urgent Notice – Travel Restrictions

Pandemic Emergency Preparedness - Temporary Travel Restrictions Effective Immediately! As of March 11, 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Covid 19 an International Pandemic and has affected over 100,000 cases globally in over 111 countries. ...

Status Cards Issuing – Community Visit

Kyra Adams from Bimose Tribal Council will be in our community on Wednesday March 18th between 4:30pm and 7:30pm to issue Status Cards. This will happen at the Band Office and is a free service. You will need your full name, date of birth, and Band Number, and two...

Jordan’s Principle Van Driver

We are looking for a Jordan's Principle Van Driver. The driver will be responsible for transporting students in from JK - Gr.12 who have Exceptional Needs to and from school, each day of the week. Transportation will include 2 trips daily, one in the AM and one in the...

Coronavirus Updates for Northwestern Ontario

Coronavirus Updates for Northwestern Ontario

There have been NO CASES of Coronavirus in Northwestern Ontario, and there is no reason to believe that it is possible to acquire the virus locally. The Health Unit will keep the public updated with any changes in this situation. In an effort to keep our community...

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

In an effort to remove fears about the Coronavirus we urge our Band Members and the general public to please visit the following link from the World Health Organization. Please bookmark the page below and visit it frequently. It is the best and most up-to-date source...

Band Member Notice

To safeguard Niisaachewan's financial information, Band Members who wish to login to our website 'Band Member's Area' must signup and register again - https://www.niisaachewan.ca/wp-login.php?action=register It is vitally important that you sign out once you are done...