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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #3 
Community is connected to the mainland by a bridge for vehicles and pedestrians
Description (Service) Operates as a sub-Band Office for the community members of Lac Seul First Nation living in Whitefish Bay 
  • Provides a community gas/convenience store and a Pentecostal church 
  • Offers a Canada Post postal station 
  • Provides recreational facilities including a new baseball field and an outdoor hockey rink
Offers the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office)  
  • Child & Family Services 
  • Dora Thomas Memorial Complex  
  • Education, Morris Thomas Memorial School  
  • Whitefish Bay Health Clinic
Offers several Band-owned tourist operations in Whitefish Bay including: 
  • Lac Seul Adventures 
  • Mahkoons 
  • Mahkwa Lodge 
  • Sleepy Bear Cabins
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Seul First Nation
Eligibility Members of Lac Seul First Nation with a focus on residents of Whitefish Bay
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-582-3228
Fax 807-582-3839
Primary Contact Alfred Favel, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Alternate Contact Roylene Ogemah, Band Administrator; Email:
Site Location Reserve community is approx 50 km NW of Sioux Lookout on Post Island located on Lac Seul Lake
Located In Community Lac Seul First Nation
Address Lac Seul, ON P0V 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Whitefish Bay Band Office 
General Delivery 
Lac Seul, ON P0V 2A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
Elections Represented on Council by 1 Band Councillor, elected every 2 years; next election Nov 2020