Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Band Office is located at 202 Band Office Rd
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 and on website  
  • 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 
  • Hosts economic development strategic planning sessions 
  • Maintains local business directory 
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
 
Economic initiatives Keewaywin First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Advisory capacity for Northern Store 
  • Assistance and business advisory for private businesses 
  • Partnership with 11 other First Nation communities in the Wasaya Group Inc (WGI), who own several businesses including Wasaya Airways LP
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Members of Keewaywin First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-771-1210
Toll Free Phone 1-866-437-9505
Fax 807-771-1053
Website www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Lisa Meekis, Economic Development Officer
Alternate Executive Joseph Meekis, Director of Operations; Email: joemeekis@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 90 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)