Slate Falls Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of Slate Falls Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Serviced by air through Bamaji Lake Airlines 
  • Supplied by clean drinking water from a reverse-osmosis system installed by the Band in 2013
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Bamaji Lake Economic Development Corporation 
  • Education Department 
  • Education Department, Bimaychikamah School 
  • Fire Department 
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Services, Brighter Futures 
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program 
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program 
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care Program 
  • Health Services, Home Support Program 
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation 
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Health Services, Nursing Station 
  • Housing Program 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Public Works Department
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members of Slate Falls First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5700
Fax 1-888-431-5617
Primary Executive Lorraine Crane, Chief; Email:
Alternate Executive Elsie Sakakeesic, Band Manager; Email:
Site Location Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Located In Community Slate Falls First Nation
Address 48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
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Mailing Address c/o Slate Falls Band Office 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 2 Band Council members elected every 3 years through the Custom Electoral System; next election Nov 2018