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Description & Services
Public Comments Branch Office in Blind River: 
PO Box 2049 
1 Industrial Park Rd E, Lakewood Place 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0 
Ph: 705-356-1691; Fax: 705-356-1090 
  • Mamaweswen serves a collective on-reserve population of 4,842 individuals (as of Jan 2014; 5,037 individuals (as of Feb 2017) 
  • All communities served are located along N shore of Lake Huron between Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury
Description (Agency) Serves as a non-political Chiefs Council which provides advisory and support services to seven First Nation communities
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Serves as a non-political Chiefs Council which provides support services to seven First Nation communities 
  • Provides governance, political support and advocacy to North Shore Tribal First Nations in their quest to build self-sufficient communities 
  • Consists of Chiefs and representatives from each community  
  • Delivers programs and services through local community government  
  • Operates various First Nation owned for-profit corporations
Provides technical and professional advisory services and programs in the following areas: 
  • Education 
  • Employment and Training (Naadmaadwiiuk) Services 
  • Financial Advisory Services 
  • Forest Management Services 
  • Niigaaniin Social Services  
  • Membership and Registration  
  • Technical Services  
  • Technical Services, Environmental  
  • Technical Services, Fire Protection and Prevention  
  • Technical Services, Housing  
  • Technical Services, Operations and Maintenance
Administers a branch office in Blind River
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation ; Batchewana First Nation ; Garden River First Nation ; Mississauga First Nation ; Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation ; Serpent River First Nation ; Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member North Shore Tribal First Nations
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2340
Toll Free Phone 1-877-633-7558
Fax 705-844-2563
Primary Contact Connie Cada, Receptionist; Phone: 705-844-2340 ext 203
Alternate Contact Mary Ann Southwind, Administrative Support; Phone: 705-844-2340 ext 202
Primary Executive Angus Toulouse, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-844-2340 ext 200; Email:
Alternate Executive Patricia Abitong, Office Manager; Phone: 705-844-2340 ext 201; Email:
Site Location Building A
Located In Community Cutler
Address 473 A Hwy 17
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
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Intersection Hwy 17 and Hillside Dr W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)