Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

Site: Chakabesh Youth Centre

Service: Youth Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)  
Political Territorial Organization: Independent (No affiliation)  
Treaty #9
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, video game nights, movie nights and sports events 
  • Organizes and supervises various outdoor activities for youth during summer months such as baseball, basketball, soccer, dodgeball and frisbee 
  • Assists with community events such as feasts, sports tournaments and Homecoming celebration
Community events and facilities include: 
  • Community hall 
  • Indoor arena (includes Fitness Centre) 
  • Outdoor rink, basketball court, baseball fields and track/field area 
  • Winter, spring and summer carnivals 
  • Bingos 
  • Raffles 
  • Radio/television auctions 
  • Rummage and bake sales 
  • Walkathons
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug
Application Some events require registration; contact Youth Leaders
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-2388
Fax 807-537-2361
Primary Contact Leona Matthews, Youth Leader; Email:
Alternate Contact Justin Beardy, Youth Leader
Site Location Community is approx 580 km N of Thunder Bay, along N shore of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Address Big Trout Lake, ON P0V 1G0
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Mailing Address c/o Youth Program 
PO Box 329 
Big Trout Lake, ON P0V 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)