Fort William First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Membership

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Assists members with Native membership and registration forms and processes 
  • Maintains membership records for Fort William First Nation  
  • Provides information about current and evolving Indian status changes and issues 
  • Acts as a liaison to the Indian Registrar of Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
May provide assistance in the following matters:  
  • Birth certificates and related documents  
  • Death certificates  
  • Indian registration  
  • Marriage licenses and certificates  
  • Status card renewals
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Fort William First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort William First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-9543
Toll Free Phone 1-866-892-8687
Fax 807-623-5190
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Primary Contact Bernice Pelletier, Administration Support Clerk; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 234; Email:
Alternate Contact Christina Thiessen, Membership Clerk; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 238; Email:
Site Location Fort William Reserve is located on W shore of Lake Superior, south of and adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Fort William First Nation
Address 90 Anemki Dr, Suite 200
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1L3
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Mailing Address c/o Membership 
90 Anemki Dr, Suite 200 
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L3
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Not Accessible; Parking -- Accessible with designated parking spot; Washroom -- Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)