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
1 day 19 hours
KO Chiefs
1 week 4 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.

Annette Berry
2 weeks 4 days
Victoria Linklater Memorial School - Project Lead

KOBE is currently accepting applications for a Martin Family Initiative Project Lead. The Lead will be required to work collaboratively with the Chief and Council, Elementary School Principal, Health Canada, Headstart, KOBE staff and primary school staff in the community.

Angie McCleary
1 month 6 days
Telemedicine Informatics Educator

Reporting to the Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC), the Telemedicine Informatics Educator coordinates telemedicine training for Community Telemedicine Coordinators (CTCs) and for KO eHealth Services staff and other KO health staff.

Angie McCleary
1 month 6 days
Regional Telemedicine Navigator

Reporting to the Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC), the Regional Telemedicine Navigator is responsible for facilitating individual and group clinical consults for Indigenous communities.