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Description & Services
Public Comments Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Independent 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
Partridge Lake Reserve (also referred to as Lake Nipigon Reserve) is located on the S shore of Partridge Lake, N of Hwy 11 between Beardmore and Geraldton, approximately 2.5 hours NE of Thunder Bay
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Administers all services through the Band Office and Health Office in town of Beardmore; reserve landbase is on Partridge Lake (created and finalized in May 2008)and is currently under development as the eventual home for community members 
  • Established the first building, a community pavilion and picnic shelter. on reserve land in summer of 2013 
  • Maintains the Auden Ombabika Cemetery located in the now-abandoned village of Auden, near Beardmore, where most older community members grew up 
  • Hosts an annual Christmas party and celebrates National Aboriginal Day 
  • Organizes a 3-day Annual Elders Gathering at Partridge Lake
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Community Planning 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Department 
  • Health and Social Services 
  • Health Services, Good Food Box Program 
  • Health Services, Holistic Wellness 
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation 
  • Membership
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-875-2785
Toll Free Phone 1-877-669-6606
Fax 807-875-2786
Primary Contact Georgina Nayanookeesic, Receptionist; Phone: 807-875-2785 ext 221
Primary Executive Theresa Nelson, Chief; Phone: 807-875-2785 ext 224 * (Cell) 807-632-2437; Email:
Alternate Executive Priscilla Graham, Band Administrator; Phone: 807-875-2785 ext 226 * (Cell) 807-853-0731; Email:
Located In Community Beardmore
Address Band Office
204 Main St
Beardmore, ON P0T 1G0
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Intersection Main St and Hwy 11
Mailing Address PO Box 120 
Beardmore, ON P0T 1G0
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 four Band Council members elected every three years under the Custom Electoral Code; next election May 2019