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

Robbie Kakegamic
1 week 1 day
KOSSS - Land-Based Coordinator (Thunder Bay)

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Secondary Student Services is looking to fill one Land-Based Worker Position. The Land-Based Worker will work out of Thunder Bay, Ontario and will commence in September 2017. The grade 9-12 students will be coming from our First Nation communities of Fort Severn, Keewaywin, Deer Lake, North Spirit Lake,Poplar Hill, and McDowell Lake.

Robbie Kakegamic
3 weeks 4 days
KOSSS - Student Mental Health Worker (Sioux Lookout)

(Deadline Extended) Keewaytinook Okimakanak Secondary Student Services is looking to fill one Student Mental Health Worker Position. The Student Mental Health Worker will work out of Sioux Lookout, Ontario and will commence in August 2017. The grade 9-12 students will be coming from our First Nation communities of Fort Severn, Keewaywin, Deer Lake, North Spirit Lake, Poplar Hill, and McDowell Lake.

Robbie Kakegamic
3 weeks 4 days
KOSSS - Student Mental Health Worker (Pelican Falls First Nation High School)

(Deadline Extended) Keewaytinook Okimakanak Secondary Student Services is looking to fill one Student Mental Health Worker Position. The Student Mental Health Worker will work out of Pelican Falls First Nation High School, Ontario and will commence in August 2017. The grade 9-12 students will be coming from our First Nation communities of Fort Severn, Keewaywin, Deer Lake, North Spirit Lake, Poplar Hill, and McDowell Lake.

KO Chiefs
2 months 4 hours
Job Posting - Public Works Project Technologist

Keewaytinook Okimakanak is a Tribal Council providing various support services to six remote First Nation communities in the Kenora District.  One of the functions of the Tribal Council is the delivery of engineering and project management services through its Public Works Unit. Reporting to the Public Works – Manager, the Public Works – Project Technologist is responsible for acting as a resource and advise to Keewaytinook Okimakanak communities with regard to all matters relating to the planning, development and implementation of capital projects.

KO Chiefs
3 months 6 days
Job Posting - Resource Project Coordinator

Keewaytinook Okimakanak

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