Ginoogaming First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Reserve is road accessible approximately 310 km N from Thunder Bay on Hwy 11 
  • Community members conduct all business affairs such as banking and grocery shopping in Longlac, a 5-minute drive from reserve
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Ginoogaming First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band office) 
  • Aboriginal Headstart Program  
  • Economic Development (Rocky Shore Development Corporation) 
  • Employment Counselling Service 
  • Ginoogaming Education Authority  
  • Fire Department  
  • Health Centre 
  • Health Centre, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
  • Health Centre, Child & Family Support  
  • Health Centre, Crisis Intervention 
  • Health Centre, Family Well Being Program 
  • Health Centre, Immunization Clinic 
  • Health Centre, Medical Transportation 
  • Health Centre, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program 
  • Health Centre, Youth Program  
  • Housing Department  
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Homemakers Program 
  • Ontario Works, Social Support Services  
  • Operations and Maintenance
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ginoogaming 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 807-876-2242
Toll Free Phone 1-888-570-8942
Fax 807-876-2495
Primary Contact Kristin Gagnon, Receptionist; Email:
Primary Executive Celia Echum, Chief; Email:
Alternate Executive Conrad Chapais, Band Manager; Email:
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address 101 Poplar Cres
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Ginoogaming First Nation Band Office 
PO Box 89 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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)
Elections Chief and 6 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Aug 2019