Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation

Site: Regina Bay Sub-Office

Service: Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Works to increase early detection and to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Promotes increased physical activity and knowledge of healthy eating 
  • Provides workshops, presentations and hands-on training for cultural activities and traditions 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services 
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Northwest Angle 37 First Nation
Eligibility Members of Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation (Northwest Angle 37) living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-226-1077
Fax 807-226-5400
Primary Executive Steve Powassin, Diabetes Educator and Community Health Representative, Windigo Island Office; Phone: 807-733-3721
Alternate Executive Dora Henry, Health Director; Email: health.director@nwa37.ca
Site Location Regina Bay community is on Lake of the Woods approx 60 mi SE of Kenora off Hwy 71; Windigo Island community is near Manitoba & Minnesota borders approx 6 mi N of Angle Inlet, Minn
Located In Community Northwest Angle 37 First Nation
Address Northwest Angle 37 First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 267 
Sioux Narrows, ON P0X 1N0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)