About

Welcome to Wasagamack First Nation.Ca.
We are pleased to see you make it here and welcome you.
You can find contact and travel information On our website. Learn a little about us in our history and see whats happening in and around the community in our events listings.
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Wasagamack First Nation used to belong to the Island Lake Band, which consisted of four communities: Garden Hill, Wasagamack, St. Theresa Point and Red Sucker Lake. Wasagamack is a signatory to the 1909 adhesion Treaty No. 5. The main dialect is Oji-Cree, however English has also become part of the everyday language.

Wasagamack is located 610 kilometers Northeast of Winnipeg. The community is accessible by plane and boat in the summer and by winter road in the winter.

The Wasagamack First Nation office is in the north end of the community. Council consists of one Chief and three Councilors, elected according to Band custom. Political affiliations are with the Island Lake Tribal Council (ILTC), Manitoba Keewatinohk Okimahkanak (MKO), Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Indian and Northern Affairs (INAC).

The Wasagamack First Nation administers the following programs: social assistance, housing, capital projects, operations and maintenance, water and sewage services, sanitation services, television and radio broadcasting, the community outreach program, justice, policing, recreation, airport project, aboriginal healing foundation, economic development and youth services.

Chief:
Alex McDougall



Band Office:
(204) 457-2337 Fax: (204) 457-2255

Treaty: Adhesion to Treaty No. 5

Registered Population: 1,423

Band No. 299

Area: Approx.: 18,400 Acres

Recreation:
Hockey, Floor Hockey, Fishing, Camping, Treaty Days Celebration, Boating

Facilities:
Indoor Arena, Radio Station, T.V Station, Police Station, Nursing Station and a School.