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 Joseph Crow, 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 Alice Sugashie, Poplar Hill First Nation

Angie McCleary
2 weeks 3 days
KO eHealth - Projects Coordinator – R.N.

Under the supervision of the Clinical Services Coordinator, the eHealth Projects Coordinator takes the lead in expanding eHealth projects, and developing new projects to integrate eHealth applications into the routine delivery of health care in the district.

Angie McCleary
2 weeks 3 days
KO eHealth - Scheduling Assistant – Summer Student

Scheduling Assistant – Summer Student Period of employment is June 27th – August 27. 

Angie McCleary
2 weeks 3 days
KO eHealth - Clerk Assistant – Summer Student

Clerk Assistant – Summer Student Period of employment is June 27th to August 26th.

Angie McCleary
2 weeks 3 days
KO eHealth - Administration Assistant – Summer Student

Administration Assistant – Summer Student Period of employment is June 27th to August 26th. 

Desta Buswa
2 weeks 4 days
KO Board of Education - Anticipated Education Positions

The anticipated positions are based out of the KOBE offices (Balmertown or Sioux Lookout, ON) providing second and third level services to the First Nation schools.