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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Marten Falls First Nation Satellite Office located at 905 E Victoria Ave (side/rear entrance), Thunder Bay Ph 807-475-5020 
  • Community only accessible through year-round flights (daily Mon-Sat) from Nakina with Nakina Air Service; winter road has not been used since 2000; large freight shipped in on barges via Albany River in summer when water levels permit 
  • Community situated in 2 districts: Marten Falls on N bank of Albany River is in Kenora District, Ogoki Post on S bank of river is in Cochrane District 
  • Tikinagan office in Marten Falls: 807-349-1104 (ph); 807-349-1126 (fax)
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Marten Falls First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Offers several small private businesses including Bigfoot Variety store and G&R Petroleum, a gas/retail outlet 
  • Provides a Canada Post postal station 
  • Offers guest accommodations at both Ogoki Inn and Contractors Cabin 
  • Serviced through flights to/from Marten Falls Airport, administered and operated by Ministry of Transportation
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Authority  
  • Education Authority, Henry Coaster Memorial School 
  • Fire Department  
  • Health Centre (Muskeg Thunder Clinic)  
  • Health Centre, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Centre, Crisis Intervention 
  • Health Centre, Family Well Being Program  
  • Health Centre, Home and Community Care 
  • Health Centre, Immunization Clinic 
  • Health Centre, Medical Transportation  
  • Health Centre, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program  
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits  
  • Operations and Maintenance
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Marten Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-349-2509
Fax 807-349-2511
Primary Contact Chelsea Achneepineskum, Band Secretary
Primary Executive Bruce Achneepineskum, Chief; Phone: 807-349-2509 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Executive Linda Moonias, Band Manager; Phone: 807-349-2509 ext 223
Site Location Community is 170 km NE of Nakina, 300 km NE of Thunder Bay; occupies N and S banks of Albany River
Located In Community Marten Falls First Nation
Address Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
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Mailing Address c/o Marten Falls First Nation Band Office 
General Delivery 
Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 7 Band Council members elected every 2 years through the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Sep 2019