Eabametoong First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Recreation Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
  • Eabametoong boasts the best women's broomball teams in the region 
  • Please Note: The Community Hall was destroyed by fire on April 7, 2016; all events/activities will be held at other locations-for information contact the Band Office
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for members of the community 
  • Provides various activities such as arts and crafts, baking nights, movie nights and outdoor sports events 
  • Organizes and supervises various outdoor activities for youth during summer months such as baseball, football and soccer 
  • Coordinates a hockey program during the winter months at the Joseph Jacob Memorial Arena; has an 8-team hockey league 
  • Offers boys and men's hockey tournaments and men's/women's broomball tournaments 
  • Coordinates summertime concerts at the natural ice arena
 
Recreation events, services and facilities include: 
  • Beach, at east end of community 
  • Community Hall (currently not in use as it was destroyed by fire) 
  • Gymnasium 
  • Indoor hockey arena for winter sports and also used for feasts, social gatherings, indoor sports activities 
  • Playground at John C Yesno School 
  • Pow Wow grounds 
  • Recreation trails along shoreline 
  • Sports field for basketball and baseball 
  • Winter Carnival
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-242-7221 
807-242-7468
Fax 807-242-1440
E-Mail reception@eabametoongfn.ca
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Quincey Okeese, Recreation Coordinator; Phone: 807-242-7221 ext 241
Alternate Executive Elizabeth Atlookan, Chief; Email: elizabeth.atlookan@eabametoongfn.ca
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
 
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Mailing Address c/o Recreation Department 
PO Box 298 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)