Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Site: Netaawgonebiik Health Services

Service: Youth Suicide Prevention

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Coordinates a week-long camp during summer months to empower Anishinaabe children and youth with pride and knowledge in their traditional culture and heritage 
  • Focuses on suicide prevention
Activities include: 
  • Dancing 
  • Fishing 
  • Sharing circles 
  • Singing 
  • Storytelling 
  • Swimming 
  • Teachings from Elders 
  • Traditional craft making
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Camp dates vary
Areas Served Whitefish Bay First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 8 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
Youth from Naotkamegwanning First Nation
Application Contact Program Coordinator to apply for program
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-226-5383
Toll Free Phone 1-877-855-5530
Crisis Phone 807-226-5728
Fax 807-226-5752
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Joyce White, Suicide Prevention Worker; Phone: 807-226-1026 ext 244
Alternate Contact Garnet Namaypoke, Health Director; Phone: 807-226-1026; Fax: 807-226-1188; Email:
Site Location Community is 96 km SE of Kenora, approx 1 km E off Hwy 71, along E shores of Lake of the Woods, 15 km from Sioux Narrows
Located In Community Whitefish Bay First Nation
Address 1801 Pawitik St
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
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Mailing Address c/o Youth Suicide Prevention 
Netaawgonebiik Health Services 
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Fund