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

Alvin Fiddler
2 years 5 months
Economic Action Plan 2015

April 22, 2015

MINISTER RICKFORD: ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2015 DEMONSTRATES COMMITMENT TO JOBS, GROWTH, & SECURITY IN NORTHERN ONTARIO

Alvin Fiddler
2 years 5 months
Harper Government Investment Supports Jobs, Business Growth and a Strong Economy for Northern Ontario

April 7, 2015 — Thunder Bay, Ontario — Industry Canada/FedNor

Alvin Fiddler
2 years 7 months
HARPER GOVERNMENT DELIVERS RESULTS FOR FIRST NATIONS STUDENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Hon. Greg Rickford, MP-Kenora

February 18, 2015 - Fort Severn First Nation,
Ontario Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Alvin Fiddler
2 years 7 months
Franz Seibel
2 years 9 months
Elders' Christmas Gathering Dec 11

Join us online for the Annual Elders Christmas Gathering. There will be Christmas songs, children singing, special guests and visiting.