Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community  
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills  
  • Responsible for working with the Lands and Resource department for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members  
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures  
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
Initiatives Mitaanjigamiing First Nation (MFN) is involved with include: 
  • Collaboration with other community members/groups for the development of the Mitaanjigamiing First Nation Strategic Plan 
  • Affiliations with ongoing mining initiatives including Canadian Malarctic and New Gold 
  • Possible development of an Eco Tourism Lodge 
  • Discussions with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry concerning formalization of co-management of a campsite on Crown Land at Boffin Lake 
  • Signing of a cooperation agreement with the Region 1 MĂ©tis Nation of Ontario regarding Mitaanjigamiing’s Treaty Land Entitlement Claim 
  • Forest industry activities 
  • Representation in the Rainy Lake Tribal Development Limited Partnership 
  • Board member representative on Grand Council Treaty #3 Trapper's Board
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Stanjikoming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2188
Fax 807-274-4774
Primary Contact Stewart Henderson, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 225; Email:
Alternate Contact Ed Morrison, Band Manager; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 222; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 56 km NE of Fort Frances off Hwy 17 onto Hwy 611, along shores of Stanjikoming Bay on Rainy Lake
Located In Community Stanjikoming First Nation
Address Stanjikoming First Nation, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 609 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)