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The Anishinaabeg of Nagaajiwanaang, also known as Naicatchewenin, inhabited a region in the northwest portion of Ontario, an area comprised in the Northwest Angle Treaty of 1873, also known as   Treaty 3.  Nagaajiwanaang is located approximately 60 km northwest of Fort Frances, with the community of Devlin 50 km to the south on Highway 17. The city of Thunder Bay lies 420 km to the east and Winnipeg is 450km to the northwest. Geographic location is 48o 51′ 0″ North and 93o 34′ 59″ West.
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The settlements of Nagaajiwanaang include:

Rainy Lake No.17A
Rainy Lake No.17B
Agency No.1
Land Base: 3,711.50 acres surveyed in 1878.
  On Reserve Off Reserve Totals
20 years of age and under n/a n/a n/a
21 – 60 years of age n/a n/a n/a
61 years of age and older n/a n/a n/a
Total category Populations 260 141 401

BAND OPERATED PROGRAMS

  • Band Administration
  • Education
  • Health  Services
  • Brighter Futures
  • Building Healthy Communities
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness
  • Social Services
  • Family Services
  • Housing
  • Economic Development
  • Post Secondary Education
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Naicatchewenin Development Corporation
  • Community Services
  • Fire Protection
  • Emergency First Response Team
  • Emergency Preparedness – Community Emergency Control Group
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Central Water Supply
  • Central Sewage System
  • School Bussing
  • Forestry
  • Recreation Services
  • Carpentry
BAND COMMITTEES
  • Health
  • Education
  • Family Services
  • Housing
  • Youth Council
COMMUNITY FACILITIES
  • Band Office/Medical Building
  • CCP Building
  • Warehouse & Workshop
  • Fire Hall
  • Community Hall
  • Gymnasium
  • Round House
  • Water Treatment Building
  • Quonset Hut & Bus Storage
  • Kish-Gon-Dug Cedar Factory

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