North Caribou Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Record #: TBC0146 Last Modified: 25 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 06 Jul 2012
Description & Services
Public CommentsTribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Community only accessible by air through Round Lake Airport, Weagamow Air Base or winter/ice road branching off the Northern Ont Resource Trail heading N from Pickle Lake 
Weagamow Lake is a dry community and ALL arriving passengers at airport and via winter road undergo a luggage check for alcohol and/or illegal substances 
Tikinagan Child & Family Services head office in Sioux Lookout: 807-737-3466 (ph), 807-737-3543 (fax) 
Weagamow Accommodations: 807-469-9925
DescriptionOperates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Offers 2 main stores (Northern and Onadamakay), several small private businesses, Weagamow Lake Five Bay Garage, Weagamow Lake Restaurant and a public library 
  • Operates a Canada Post postal service 
  • Operates a community radio station - CHWL  
  • Serviced by flights with Weagamow Air and Wasaya Airways through the Round Lake airport, maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Child and Family Services 
  • Economic Development 
  • Fire Department 
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Services, Early Childhood Development 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Diabetes Program 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Home and Community Care Program 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Immunization Clinic 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Maternal and Child Health Program 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Health Services, Sena Memorial Nursing Station, Travel Clerk 
  • Housing Program 
  • North Caribou Lake Education Authority 
  • North Caribou Lake Education Authority, Native Sena School 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Public Library 
  • Public Works Department 
  • Weagamow Air Base
HoursMon-Fri 9am-5pm 
Closed 12noon-1pm
Areas ServedNorth Caribou First Nation
EligibilityMembers of North Caribou Lake First Nation
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Contact Information
Office Phone807-469-5191
Primary ExecutiveJames Quequish, Chief
Alternate ExecutiveJacqueline Crane, Band Administrator
Site LocationReserve is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In CommunityNorth Caribou First Nation
AddressWeagamow Lake, ON
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Mailing AddressPO Box 158 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Other Details
Service Level(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health & Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada (AANDC)
ElectionsChief and 7 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Custom Electoral System; next election March 2013