Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Ednakmagak Millenium Centre

Service: Community Justice Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Primarily delivers the Miwdoodaa Minomaadiziwin Diverson Program 
  • Acts as a pre/post-charge diversion program that offers culturally appropriate services to help Aboriginal people deal with the criminal justice system  
  • Offers culturally appropriate alternatives upon sentencing before a conviction is entered  
  • Provides an opportunity for the community member to enter into a mutually agreed Healing and Wellness Plan which will be taken into consideration upon sentencing  
  • Elders, Band officials, victims and community service providers may assist the community member during the Council process  
  • Facilitates mediation between the victim and offender to allow each party to be seen, heard and believed in order to repair the harm done to the community
Some typical Healing and Wellness Plans may include, but are not limited to:  
  • Attending cultural events, such as Ceremony and Justice Circle  
  • Some form of restitution  
  • Community service hours  
  • Counselling and/or treatment
Community Justice Committee 
  • Acts as an advisory committee to the Justice Coordinator 
  • Participates in Justice Circles and development of Healing Plan 
  • Supports the offender and the victim
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation 
  • Pre/post-charge youth in conflict with the law and adults who have been charged with an offence  
  • Youth program: youth 12-17 years of age  
  • Adult program: adults 18 years of age and older
  • Individual must take full responsibility for their actions in order to participate in program  
  • Intake assessment is required 
  • Length of program determined either case by case or the time given to the offender to complete conditions as administered by the Justice Committee
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-865-1884
Fax 705-865-3131
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Primary Executive Christopher Weatherley, Community Justice Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-865-1884 ext 201; Email:
Alternate Executive Joslyn Paibomsai, Community Justice Worker; Phone: 705-865-1884 ext 201; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 43 km E of Blind River along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron, 120 km W of Sudbury
Located In Community Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Address 610 Sagamok Rd, Unit 2
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
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Mailing Address c/o Community Justice Program 
PO Box 610 
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Ministry of Attorney General (MAG); Department of Justice