Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Site: Band Office

Service: Department of Lands and Natural Resources

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Represents the community in all lands and related issues  
  • Oversees all land management affairs 
  • Ensures administrative measures and controls are developed to meet the requirements of the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve (WUIR)  
  • Adheres to and ensures that all procedures as defined by WUIR lands are completed 
  • Provides preliminary sketches to obtain quotations for legal surveys  
  • Negotiates and approves rental or lease of various properties on behalf of property/cottage owners and ensures that terms of leases are met  
  • Reviews all documents related to lands issues submitted by community members for residential, business, industry, public, other government departments and institutes of public government (land use permits, leases, licenses, etc)  
  • Examines, updates and verifies accuracy of various maps, site plans, and surveys for WUIR  
  • Provides historical data collection 
  • Reads, interprets, catalogues and maintains maps, air photos and satellite images of WUIR lands  
  • Offers technical assistance with Capital Projects 
  • Assists with Estate issues 
  • Inputs and maintains data within the Geographic Information system (GIS)  
  • Acts as the lead in the community land use plan  
  • Collects and uses data for use in preparation of the comprehensive plan 
  • Responsible for on-reserve forest management 
  • Assists with Fisheries Project, Species at Risk Project and Shoreline management 
  • Participates in community engagement activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3122
Toll Free Phone 1-800-880-1406
Fax 705-859-3851
E-Mail inquiries@wikwemikong.ca
Primary Contact Marilyn Lewis, Lands Administration Assistant; Phone: 705-859-3122 ext 297; Email: marilynlewis@wiikwemkoong.ca
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 19 A Complex Dr
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
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Intersection Complex Dr and Wikwemikong Way
Mailing Address c/o DLNR 
PO Box 112 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)