Slate Falls Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Bamaji Lake Economic Development Corporation

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community 
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills 
  • Posts employment opportunities in office 
  • 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 
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
 
Economic initiatives Slate Falls First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Assistance with completion of Community Water Building which provides safe clean drinking water for community 
  • Joint ownership of Wataynikaneyap Power with 12 other First Nations and Goldcorps, to reinforce transmission lines to Pickle Lake and Musselwhite Mine and to construct new transmission lines north of Pickle Lake to service remote First Nation communities 
  • Advisory with Warehouse construction
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members of Slate Falls Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5700
Fax 1-888-431-5617
Primary Executive Wally Baskatawang, Bamaji Lake Economic Development Corporation Manager; Phone: 807-737-5700 ext 123; Email: wbaskatawang@slatefalls.ca
Alternate Executive Elsie Sakakeesic, Band Administrator; Email: esakakeesic@slatefalls.ca
Site Location Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Located In Community Slate Falls First Nation
Address 48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Bamaji Lake Economic Development Corporation 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)