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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
  • Consists of 2 reserves, the main Kenora 38B inhabited reserve (8.6 sq miles in size) located 2 mi SE of Kenora and the smaller Agency 30 reserve located 28 mi S of Kenora, which is shared with several other First Nations 
  • Community is receiving $278,780 federal funding and $278,780 provincial funding through the Small Communities Fund under the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment & Infrastructure towards upgrading the drinking water infrastructure and the wastewater treatment system as announced Jul 2015
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Contracts fire protection services from the City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services
  • Hosts the annual Honouring Our Children traditional powwow at the Wauzhushk Onigum owned Pow Wow Island
  • Owns and operates the on-reserve Golden Eagle Casino & Gaming Centre
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Anishinabe of Wauzhushk First Nation Public Library
  • Education Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI)
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children (AHBHC)
  • Health Services, Brighter Futures
  • Health Services, Community Wellness Program
  • Health Services, Community Medical Clinic
  • Health Services, Maternal Child Health
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Referral Clerk
  • Kinew Child Care Centre
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-5663
Fax 807-548-4877
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Primary Contact Emma Skead, Reception; Phone: 807-548-5663 ext 207; Email:
Primary Executive Chris Allan Skead, Chief; Phone: (Cell) 807-407-1859; Email:
Alternate Executive Kathleen Skead, Band Administrator; Phone: 807-548-5663 ext 208; Email:
Site Location Community is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Address Golf Course Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
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Mailing Address PO Box 1850 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
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); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 3 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Custom Electoral System; next election Dec 2019