Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Membership Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Non-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:  
  • Birth Certificate Application  
  • Application for Registration of a Minor Child 
  • Certificate of Exemption (Gas card) 
  • Membership Application  
  • Registration of a Minor Child Under the Indian Act  
  • Registration of an Adult Under the Indian Act 
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) 
  • Statement of Live Birth 
  • Treaty Day/Treaty Annuity payments
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments for assistance with forms
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3292
Toll Free Phone 1-877-246-0564
Fax 705-283-3481
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
Primary Contact Felicia Wabegijik, Administration Assistant; Email: felicia@sheshegwaning.org
Primary Executive Loretta Roy, Membership Clerk; Email: loretta@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Dennis Blackburn, Band Executive Director; Email: dennis@sheshegwaning.org
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079A Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Membership 
PO Box 1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)