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

KO Chiefs
2 days 23 hours
Job Posting - Public Works Project Technologist


(Northern Chiefs Tribal Council)

Is now accepting applications for the position of

Desta Buswa
1 week 1 day
KO Education - Indigenous Languages/Perspectives Lead

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Board of Education (KOBE) services the following First Nation schools in Northwestern Ontario:

Alvin Fiddler
3 weeks 2 days
K-Net Business Systems Coordinator

K-Net is a network aggregator that deploys and supports enterprise- and consumer-level IMIT and telecommunications services in Ontario and maintains service-level partnerships across Canada. 

Alvin Fiddler
3 weeks 2 days
K-Net Junior Network Administrator

The Junior Network Administrator reports to the Network Manager and is a member of the Network Development Team. He or she assists Team members with support, maintenance and optimization of core network services, devices, and communications systems. 

KO Chiefs
1 month 1 week
Job Posting - Resource Project Coordinator

Keewaytinook Okimakanak

Thunder Bay Office - Full Time Contract with Anticipated Annual Renewal Deadline May 31, 2017 or until filled.