Dokis First Nation

Site: Lands Department

Service: Lands and Estates Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Represents the community in all lands and estates initiatives  
  • Oversees the Land Code which was voted in by 85% community approval and became effective Apr 2014 giving Dokis First Nation full responsibility for their own land management 
  • Liaises with all companies undertaking resource development in traditional Dokis First Nation territory including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects  
  • Participates in negotiations and agreements with resource developers to ensure Dokis First Nation is fairly included in benefits  
  • Consults with target groups who have an interest in land and resource issues such as mining  
  • Develops and implements a consultation protocol for negotiations related to Lands and Resource issues  
  • Advises community members on Lands and Estates issues via meetings, website or correspondence 
  • Provides guidance for the development of a Land Use Plan for the community 
  • Cooperates with the Housing Department for allocation of land to Dokis First Nation registered members that wish to build a home or cabin on territorial land
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2575
Fax 705-763-2359
E-Mail info@dokisfirstnation.com
Website www.dokis.ca
Primary Contact Claudine Restoule, Lands Administrator; Email: claudine@dokisfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 948 Main St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
 
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Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)