Sheguiandah First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Lands Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Represents the community in all lands and related issues 
  • Ensures administrative measures and controls are developed to meet the requirements of the Sheguiandah First Nation (SFN) 
  • Adheres to and ensures that all procedures as defined by SFN lands are completed 
  • Negotiates and approves rental or lease of various properties on behalf of property owners and ensures that terms of leases are met 
  • Reviews all documents submitted by community members for residential, business, industry, public, other government departments and institutes of public government (land use permits, leases, licenses, etc) 
  • Examines updates and verifies accuracy of various maps, site plans, and surveys for SFN 
  • Maintains and inputs historical and current information into various systems (GIS, MMS System, Databases) 
  • Provides statistical reports on land use activities 
  • Reads, interprets, catalogues and maintains maps, air photos and satellite images of SFN lands 
  • Inputs and maintains data within the GIS system 
  • Maintains land use inventory requests 
  • Acts as the lead in developing the community land use plan 
  • Collects and uses data for use in preparation of the comprehensive plan and develops zoning regulations 
  • Develops and reviews SFN bylaws that are relative to the community development plan 
  • Prepares annual lands budget and work plans 
  • Maintains accounts receivable information related to land administration processes/payments
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Sheguiandah
Eligibility Members of Sheguiandah First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-2781
Fax 705-368-3697
Primary Contact Crystal Madahbee, Reception; Phone: 705-368-2781 ext 221
Site Location Community is located at NE end of Manitoulin Island, approx 12 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6
Located In Community Sheguiandah
Address 142 Ogemah Miikan
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
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Intersection Ogemah Miikan and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o Lands Department 
PO Box 101 
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator to second level
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)