Ojibway Cultural Foundation

Service: Elder-In-Residence Program

Description & Services
Public Comments United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising is a member of the Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Description (Agency) Provides counselling and advisory services from Elder council members
Description (Service)
  • Offers counselling and advisory services from Elders Council members for the Anishinabek of the Mnidoo Mnising area 
  • Encourages people to drop in during office hours for a visit or to have questions answered 
  • Appreciates a small gift of tobacco during the visit as an offer of respect
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Territory
Application No appointment necessary; operates on a drop-in basis
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5307
Fax 705-377-5309
Website www.uccmm.ca
Primary Contact Beverly MacIntyre, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 200
Primary Executive Leona Nahwegahbow, Elder-In-Residence; Phone: 705-377-4418
Alternate Executive G'Mewin Migwans, Elder Council Contact; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 221
Site Location Ojibway Cultural Foundation is located at 15 Hwy 551 on M'Chigeeng First Nation reserve on Manitoulin Island
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 1110 Highway 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address c/o Elder-In-Residence Program 
PO Box 275 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Apr 2009
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)