Windigo First Nations Council

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Service: First Nations Council

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Member of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
  • Windigo Council serves a collective on-reserve population of 2,859 individuals (as of Jan 2019)
Description (Agency) Serves as a non-political Chiefs Council which provides support services to seven First Nation communities
Agency Services
Description (Service) Serves as a non-political Chiefs Council which provides support services to seven First Nation communities 
  • Consists of Chiefs and representatives from each community 
  • Delivers programs and services through local community government 
  • Provides financial advisory services to community leaders and council
Provides technical and professional advisory services and programs in the following areas: 
  • Crisis Team Coordination 
  • Economic Development 
  • Fire Protection and Prevention 
  • Health Services 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Housing 
  • Lands and Resources 
  • Operations and Maintenance 
  • Resource Development 
  • Technical Services
Works in partnership with Windigo Catering Limited Partnership to provide catering and housekeeping services to Gold Corp's Musselwhite Mine
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Whitewater Lake First Nation
Eligibility Member First Nation communities
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1585
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3621
Fax 807-737-3133
Primary Executive Frank McKay, Chief Executive Officer and Council Chair; Phone: 807-737-1585 ext 7707; Email:
Alternate Executive Sadie Maxwell, Director of Operations; Phone: 807-737-1585 ext 7702; Email:
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 160 Alcona Dr
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
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Intersection Alcona Dr and First Ave N
Mailing Address PO Box 299 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)