Ojibway Nation of Saugeen

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Unaffiliated  
Treaty #3 
  • Consists of 1 main reserve with a land area of approx 60 sq km 
  • Community members conduct most business affairs in Pickle Lake
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Offers a Police detachment and services 
  • Provides a Fire Hall 
  • Currently constructing a Community Centre
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Community and Economic Development 
  • Education 
  • Health Services (Nursing Station) 
  • Operations and Maintenance
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Savant Lake
Eligibility Members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-928-2824
Crisis Phone Police Dispatch 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-928-2710
Primary Executive Edward Machimity, Chief
Alternate Executive Violet Machimity, Band Manager
Site Location Community is approx 100 km N from Hwy 17 just E of Ignace along Hwy 599, then approx 20 km NW of Savant Lake
Located In Community Savant Lake
Address 91 Sapay St
Savant Lake, ON P0V 2S0
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Mailing Address c/o Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Band Office 
General Delivery 
Savant Lake, ON P0V 2S0
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 Operates under the Custom Electoral system; Chief appointed in Apr 1985; 3 Band Council members in office since Aug 2006