Seine River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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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 (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Seine River 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 facilities for community members: a Resource Centre, a Gym, a Learning Centre, the Roundhouse, a Water Treatment Plant and a Ball Park 
  • Serviced by air through the closest airport in the town of Fort Frances, located approximately an hour's drive away 
  • Hosts the annual Seine River First Nation Traditional Powwow in July 
  • Conducts most shopping and business affairs in Fort Frances
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Seine River Band Office) 
  • Community Care Program (Weechi-it-te-Win Family Services) 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Department 
  • Fire Department 
  • Health Services Office 
  • Health Services Office, Aboriginal Healing and Wellness 
  • Health Services Office, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Services Office, Immunization Clinic 
  • Health Services Office, Long Term Care Program 
  • Health Services Office, Meals on Wheels 
  • Health Services Office, Medical Transportation Program 
  • Health Services Office, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Health Services Office, Non-Insured Health Benefits 
  • Housing Program 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Public Library
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Seine River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Seine River 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 Band Office 807-599-2224
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3349
Crisis Phone Police Dispatch 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-599-2865
Primary Executive Thomas Johnson, Chief; Email:
Alternate Executive Shane Whitecrow, Band Manager; Email:
Site Location Community is on shore of Wild Potato Lake, 1 km S of Horsecollar Junction on Hwy 11, located 50 km W of Atikokan
Located In Community Seine River First Nation
Address 37 Riverside Rd W
Seine River First Nation, ON P0W 1H0
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Intersection Horsecollar Junction Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address PO Box 124 
Mine Centre, ON P0W 1H0
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 7 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Feb 2020