Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Waubetek Business Development Officer is Norma-Jean Sagassige, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584, email-nsagassige@waubetek.com
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community 
  • Provides services through guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation 
  • Works to generate and maintain permanent employment for individuals through the creation and support of self-employment initiatives and economic-based community projects 
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures  
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business 
  • Maintains local business directory  
  • Assisted with completion of Comprehensive Community Plan approved in April 2014 which provides a framework for economic development
 
Economic initiatives (current and proposed) Atikameksheng Anishnawbek is involved with include but are not limited to: 
  • Bingo Hall as an initiative/project 
  • Business Park 
  • Gravel Pit and Quarry 
  • Eco Lodge and Camps 
  • Outdoor amphitheatre 
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek 250 kW Solar Park Project 
  • Signed agreement in Sept 2014 known as Victoria Mine Advanced Exploration Agreement with KGHM Int'l Ltd/FNX which enables the mining company to carry out exploration on traditional territory
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-692-3651
Toll Free Phone 1-800-661-2730
Fax 705-692-5010
E-Mail receptsec@wlfn.com
Website www.atikamekshenganishnawbek.ca
Primary Executive Vivian Naponse, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 705-692-3651 ext 222 * 705-692-3423; Email: vnaponse@wlfn.com
Site Location Community is located 20 km SW of Sudbury along Hwy 17 on E shores of Whitefish Lake
Located In Community Naughton
Address 25 Reserve Road
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 39 
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)