Bimose Tribal Council

Site: Bimose Tribal Council

Service: Language Camps

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Description & Services
Public Comments All communities are part of Treaty #3 except Lac des Mille Lacs which is part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Offers a program which focuses on learning and preserving the traditional Anishinaabe language 
  • Coordinates seven 9-day language immersion camps up to a total of 84 adults 
  • Offers specific traditional activities from which participants choose 3 activities for duration of 6-month program 
  • Carries out each activity (ie fishing camps) under the guidance of Elders speaking the language 
  • Documents each camp for use as language resource material
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation - Wabaseemoong Independent First Nations
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations in the Bimose Tribal Council territory
  • Arrangements and application for camps can be made through Bimose Education Department 
  • Requires wrap-up program evaluation
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
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Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5551
Fax 807-468-3908
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Primary Contact Pat Copenace, Anishinaabe and Language Cultural Specialist; Phone: 807-548-4912 ext 1004; Email:
Alternate Contact Jim Green, Language and Cultural Advisor; Phone: 807-468-5551 ext 230; Email:
Located In Community Kenora
Address 598 Lakeview Dr, Central Office
Kenora, ON P9N 3P7
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Nash St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Aug 2013
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC); Heritage Canada Aboriginal Language Initiative