Windigo First Nations Council

Site: Windigo First Nations Council

Service: Resource Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Member of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
 
Musselwhite Coordinators are John Kamenawatamin at 807-737-1585 Ext 7744 (jkamenawatamin@windigo.on.ca) and Rodney McKay at 807-737-1585 Ext 7730 (rmckay@windigo.on.ca)
Description (Service)
  • Provides strategic and policy advice regarding the conservation, protection and management of the natural resources within the Windigo traditional territory 
  • Offers advisory services to each member community about the potential development of those resources
 
Advisory services offered in the following departments and projects: 
  • Economic Development 
  • Lands and Resources
 
Musselwhite Project 
  • Acts in an advisory capacity and liaison between the Windigo member communities and Musselwhite Mine 
  • Works to ensure that the terms of the Musselwhite Agreement are carried out; terms include First Nation benefits from the mine, a strategy to minimize any negative effects and a commitment to protect the environment 
  • Assists in areas of training and employment skills development for First Nation members working at the mine
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Whitewater Lake First Nation
Eligibility Member First Nation communities
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1585
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3621
Fax 807-737-3133
E-Mail reception@windigo.on.ca
Website www.windigo.on.ca
Primary Executive Raymond Beardy, Economic Development and Business Advisor; Phone: 807-737-1585 ext 7742; Email: rbeardy@windigo.on.ca
Alternate Executive Nita Quequish, LUP Community Liaison Worker; Phone: 807-737-1585 ext 7735; Email: nquequish@windigo.on.ca
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 160 Alcona Dr
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
 
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Intersection Alcona Dr and First Ave N
Mailing Address c/o Resource Development 
PO Box 299 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)