Temagami First Nation

Site: Lands and Resources Building

Service: Lands and Resources Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Represents the community in lands and resources initiatives  
  • Working within a signed First Nations Land Management Framework Agreement to develop the Temagami Land Code and Individual Agreement which will give Temagami First Nation full management of their own on-reserve lands and resources  
  • Liaises with all companies undertaking resource development in traditional n'Daki Menan ("Our Land") territory for Temagami First Nation/TemeAugama Anishnabai (TFN/TAA), including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects  
  • Participates in negotiations and agreements with resource developers to ensure TFN/TAA is fairly included in benefits  
  • Consults with target groups who have an interest in land and resource issues such as mining  
  • Develops and implements a consultation protocol for negotiations related to Lands and Resource issues  
  • Advises community members on Lands and Resource issues via meetings, website or correspondence 
  • Provides guidance for the development of a Land Use Plan and Environmental Management System for the community 
  • Cooperates with the Housing Department for allocation of land to TFN/TAA registered members who wish to build a home or cabin on territorial land
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-237-8600
Fax 705-237-8959
Website www.temagamilandcode.com
Primary Contact Audrey Guppy, Land Code Implementation Coordinator; Email: landcode@temagamifirstnation.ca
Alternate Contact Robin Koistinen, Lands and Resources Director; Email: robin.koistinen@temagamifirstnation.ca
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Department 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)