Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Band Office

Service: Membership Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services and assistance with the registration system of all issues pertaining to membership  
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Citizenship Code and registering all life events that affect the Indian Registry (births, deaths, marriages, divorces) 
  • Informs community leadership of current and evolving Indian status changes and issues  
  • Maintains updated mailing/contact information for members and population statistics  
  • Supplies forms, provides guidance for filling out applications and offers assistance in mailing to applicable departments
 
Provides assistance in the following matters:  
  • Application for Registration of a Minor Child 
  • Birth Certificate Application  
  • Certificate of Exemption (Gas card) 
  • Confirmation of residency forms 
  • Issuance of Indian Status cards to Band members 
  • Membership Application  
  • Registration of a Minor Child Under the Indian Act  
  • Registration of an Adult Under the Indian Act 
  • Statement of Live Birth
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve
Application Call to book appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3122
Toll Free Phone 1-800-880-1406
Fax 705-859-3851
E-Mail inquiries@wikwemikong.ca
Website www.wikwemikong.ca
Primary Contact Mabel Manitowabi, Receptionist and Membership Support Clerk; Phone: 705-859-3122 ext 301
Primary Executive Jean Oshkabewisens, Band Membership Clerk; Phone: 705-859-3122 ext 302; Email: joshkabewisens@wiky.net
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 19 A Complex Dr
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Complex Dr and Wikwemikong Way
Mailing Address c/o Membership 
PO Box 112 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)