Wunnumin Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Primary Tribal 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 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 Wunnumin Lake First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Advisory capacity for Northern Store 
  • Assistance and advisory services for private businesses 
  • Partnership with 11 other First Nation communities in the Wasaya Group Inc (WGI), who own several businesses including Wasaya Airways LP 
  • 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 
  • Joint ownership of the Ramada Inn (former Landmark Inn), Thunder Bay, with 2 other First Nation communities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-442-2559
Fax 807-442-2627
Website www.wunnumin.ca
Primary Executive Archie Wabasse, Economic Development Officer; Email: archiew@wunnumin.ca
Alternate Executive Amos Martin, Band Administrator; Email: amosm@wunnumin.ca
Site Location Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Located In Community Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Address Wunnumin Lake First Nation, ON P0V 2Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 105 
Wunnumin Lake, ON P0V 2Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)