Serpent River First Nation

Site: Community Awareness Building

Service: Family and Community Support Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
After School Program activities are coordinated by Katrina Owl, Emily Oskaboose, Connie Meawasige and Elyssa Budge
Description (Service)
  • Delivers prevention and awareness programs/services to community families 
  • Promotes overall health and wellness of families, youth leadership, social development and physical fitness 
  • Promotes cultural and traditional teachings with a focus on ensuring the continuation of Anishinabemowin (Native language) 
  • Cultural activities include beading workshops, traditional feasts, smoking wild meat, maple syrup harvesting, traditional medicine making, harvest bingos, regalia making, hand drumming workshops and traditional dance workshops  
  • Coordinates many annual events, cultural programs, educational activities, parenting programs, and recreational activities
Community Awareness programs can include but are not limited to: 
  • After School Program activities 
  • Community Fun Days 
  • Community Socials 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Land-based programs including Children's Summer Camps 
  • Little Serpents Children's Club 
  • Medicine Walks 
  • Movie Nights 
  • Seasonal Craft/Baking workshops 
  • Special Celebrations for all special occasions 
  • Talking Circles 
  • Traditional Family Services such as traditional parenting and family planning 
  • Youth Development
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Cutler ; Serpent River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Serpent River First Nation
Application Call to register for program activities
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2298
Fax 705-844-2414
Primary Contact Amanda Matthews, Unit Team Leader and Family Preservation Worker; Phone: 705-844-2298 ext 241; Email:
Alternate Contact Wanda Commanda, Activities Worker; Phone: 705-844-2298 ext 244; Email:
Site Location Community is on N shore of Georgian Bay on Lake Huron, along Hwy 17 approx 160 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Cutler
Address 261 Village Rd
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
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Intersection Village Rd and Sleepy Hollow Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 21 
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)