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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
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band office) 
  • Community Care Program 
  • Community Care Program, Family Support Services 
  • Education Department 
  • Education Department, Pegamigaabo School 
  • Fire Department 
  • Health Services 
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healing and Wellness 
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic 
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation Program 
  • Housing Program 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Operations and Maintenance 
  • Public Library 
  • Recreation Department
Also operates Assabaska Ojibway Heritage Park
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Alternate Fri: 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mishkosiminiziibiing 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 807-488-5614
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-7228
Fax 807-488-5533
Primary Contact Jennilee Major, Secretary; Phone: 807-488-5614 ext 1001; Email:
Primary Executive Carol Copenace, Chief; Email:
Alternate Executive Lynne Gavin, Band Manager; Phone: 807-488-5614 ext 1007; Email:
Site Location Community is 130 km NW of Fort Frances, off Hwy 621 along SE shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Address 410 Anishinabe Way, Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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Mailing Address PO Box 414 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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 5 Band Council members elected every 3 years under the Big Grassy First Nation #35G Leadership Selection Code; next election Jan 2019