Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Membership Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides services and assistance with the registration system of all issues pertaining to membership  
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Membership 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  
  • 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 
  • Transfer  
  • Treaty Day/Treaty Annuity payments
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Emo ; Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments for assistance with forms
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Fax 807-482-2603
E-Mail reception@rrfns.com
Website www.rainyriverfirstnations.com
Primary Contact Elysia Petrone-Reitberger, Membership Code Implementation Coordinator; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 222; Email: e.petrone@rrfns.com
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Membership Department 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)