Weenusk First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Land Use Planning

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Represents the community in all land use initiatives with a focus on the preservation of traditional lands 
  • Acts as the liaison and maintains all documentation between community members, governments and the Ministry of Natural Resources on all land issues 
  • Signed a Terms of Reference agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on Nov 20, 2017 for the Weenusk First Nation Community Based Land Use Plan 
  • Identified in the Terms of Reference are the requirements to complete the mandatory components of a plan, as specified under the Far North Act, 2010 
  • Included in the outcomes of approved land use plan are defined land use areas and desired and compatible activities, and provision of strategic direction for the manner in which activities should take place 
  • Planning will proceed in a manner that respects Weenuski Inninowuk traditional activities 
  • Allows community to liaise fully with companies undertaking resource development in traditional Weenusk First Nation territory including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Weenusk First Nation
Eligibility Members of Weenusk First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-473-2554
Toll Free Phone 1-866-608-5642
Crisis Phone 1-888-310-1122
Fax 705-473-2503
Primary Contact Tracy Manitowabi, Receptionist
Primary Executive Linda Hunter, Land Use Planning Coordinator; Email: lindah@weenusk.ca
Alternate Executive Edmund Hunter, Chief; Email: edmundh@weenusk.ca
Site Location Community is just S of Hudson Bay on W bank of Winisk River, 400 km N of Moosonee
Located In Community Weenusk First Nation
Address 34 Main St
Peawanuck, ON P0L 2H0
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 1 
Peawanuck, ON P0L 2H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)