Welcome to Keewaytinook Okimakanak

Keewaytinook Okimakanak, which means Northern Chiefs in Oji-Cree, is a non-political Chiefs Council serving Deer Lake, Fort Severn, Keewaywin, McDowell Lake, North Spirit Lake and Poplar Hill First Nations. The organization is directed by the Chiefs of the member First Nations who form the Board of Directors. Through its close awareness of community needs and its team approach, the Council advises and assists its member First Nations. The Council provides services in the areas of health, education, economic development, employment assistance, legal, public works, finance and administration, and computer communications (K-Net Services). The Executive Director liaises with the six Chiefs, with the staff of the Council and with other organizations and governments.

Current Chiefs:

Chief Roy Dale Meekis, Deer Lake First Nation
Chief Paul Burke, Fort Severn First Nation
Chief Chris Kakegamic, Keewaywin First Nation
Chief Vontane Keno, McDowell Lake First Nation
Chief Caroline Keesic, North Spirit Lake First Nation
Chief Jacob Strang, Poplar Hill First Nation

Robbie Kakegamic
1 month 1 day
KOSSS - Well-Being Workers

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Secondary Student Services is looking to fill five (4) full-time Well-Being Worker positions from January 2017 to March 2019. This position will be based in: Pelican Falls (2), Dryden (1) and Sioux Lookout (1).

Robbie Kakegamic
1 month 1 day
KOSSS - Report Management & Intake Coordinator

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Secondary Student Services (KOSSS) is seeking one (1) full-time Report Management & Intake Coordinator. The position will be based in Thunder Bay and will begin January 2018 and extend to March 2019.

Robbie Kakegamic
1 month 1 day
KOSSS - Health & Wellness Coordinator

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Secondary Student Services (KOSSS) is seeking one (1) full-time Health & Wellness Coordinator. The position will be based in Thunder Bay and will begin January 2017 and extend to March 2019.

Cheryl Bechard
1 month 3 weeks
Attention Finance Professionals

Are you looking to take your skills to the next level? Looking to work for a great organization that has a top rated benefits plan, and treats its employees with dignity and respect? Looking to work for a company that is fast-paced and growing, that has competitive salaries? Can you see yourself in charge of the Finances and the Finance Department of an organization that has more than 300 employees?

Cheryl Bechard
2 months 2 weeks
Late Ross Mamakeesic Memorial Open House

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 11AM to 4PM Eastern Time (Thunder Bay)

Main Address: 216 Algoma Street South

ALL KO BOARDROOMS via video conference.

Refreshments will be provided

KO Chiefs
7 months 3 days
Job Posting - Public Works Project Technologist

Keewaytinook Okimakanak is a Tribal Council providing various support services to six remote First Nation communities in the Kenora District.  One of the functions of the Tribal Council is the delivery of engineering and project management services through its Public Works Unit. Reporting to the Public Works – Manager, the Public Works – Project Technologist is responsible for acting as a resource and advise to Keewaytinook Okimakanak communities with regard to all matters relating to the planning, development and implementation of capital projects.