Description & Services
Public Comments
  • IFNA is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
  • IFNA member First Nation communities represent Treaty #3, Treaty #5, Treaty #9 and the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Northern Ontario
Description (Service) Enhances member community's management and administration by delivering financial, management and governance advisory services and support 
  • Advises on all aspects of financial management duties and budget control 
  • Facilitates payroll and bank reconciliations  
  • Provides support for preparation of funding proposals for various community initiatives 
  • Maintains resources on management practices, policies and procedures and governance codes, available for community use upon request 
  • Provides accounting support and oversees financial policies and procedures for the Independent First Nations Alliance 
 
Provides advisory services for community finance personnel in following areas: 
  • Audit preparation 
  • Computerized accounting and bookkeeping 
  • Financial planning 
  • Internal reporting and payroll 
  • Policy development
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation - Big Trout Lake ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1902
Toll Free Phone 1-888-253-4362
Fax 807-737-3501
E-Mail receptionist@ifna.ca
Website www.ifna.ca
Primary Contact Marilyn Anderson, Receptionist and Clerk; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 221
Primary Executive Donna Wesley, Financial Administrator; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 253; Email: dwesley@ifna.ca
Alternate Executive Gerry McKay, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 225; Email: gmckay@ifna.ca
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 98 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1K6
 
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Intersection King St and Seventh Ave
Mailing Address c/o Financial Advisory 
PO Box 5010 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1K6
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)