Nibinamik First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Youth Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Youth Wilderness Retreat Program takes place at the traditional O-ma-day-na-moh-win-nik (Breathing Grounds) site, which is a 25 minute boat ride from the community
Description (Service) Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for children and youth of the community 
  • Provides various activities such as arts and crafts, baking nights, movie nights and outdoor sports events  
  • Organizes and supervises various outdoor activities for youth during summer months such as baseball, football, soccer, dodgeball and frisbee
Recreation services and facilities include: 
  • Baseball diamond 
  • Gymnasium 
  • Skating rink 
  • Recreation complex, used for feasts, social gatherings, indoor sports activities
Youth Wilderness Retreat Program (YWRP) 
  • Coordinates an annual wilderness camp experience for children, youth and families for one week in July 
  • Focus is to promote leadership and cultural knowledge with many of the teachings provided by local elders and experienced instructors 
  • Offers fun events, sports activities and practical skills learning such as medicine walks, fish netting, boat and motor safety, first aid/water training, moose hunting skills and preparation of traditional food
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Activity times can vary
Areas Served Nibinamik First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Members of Nibinamik First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-593-1022
Fax 807-593-2246
Primary Contact Tiffany Neshinapaise, Youth Worker
Alternate Contact Paul Oskineegish, Recreation Activator
Site Location Community is 385 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 500 km N of Thunder Bay along E shores of Nibinamik Lake on Winisk River system
Located In Community Nibinamik First Nation
Address Summer Beaver
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Mailing Address c/o Youth Program, Nibinamik 
General Delivery 
Summer Beaver, ON P0T 3B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Nibinamik First Nation ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)