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 
Creation of the Slate Falls Nation Reserve: A federal Order in Council, signed on Dec 14, 2018, set apart 6,599.176 hectares (16,306.919 acres) of land, including the mines and minerals for the use and benefit of Slate Falls Nation under Canada’s Additions to Reserves/New Reserves Policy
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 807-347-1299 or 
Primary Contact Ryan Loon, Band Office Receptionist
Primary Executive Lorraine Crane, Chief; Phone: 807-737-5700 ext 100 * (Cell) 807-738-0991; Email:
Alternate Executive Elsie Sakakeesic, Band Manager; Phone: 807-737-5700 ext 103; 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 Services Canada (ISC); 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 2021