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 Mickie Meekis, Deer Lake First Nation
Chief Paul Burke, Fort Severn First Nation
Chief George Kakekagumick, Keewaywin First Nation
Chief Mary Lawson, McDowell Lake First Nation
Chief Rita Thompson, North Spirit Lake First Nation
Chief James Suggashie, Poplar Hill First Nation

Tammy Atlookan
2 days 9 hours
KiHS Bearskin Lake - Classroom Teacher

Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) is seeking a community classroom teacher in Bearskin Lake First Nation, for full-time employment starting August 23, 2021.

Tammy Atlookan
2 days 9 hours
KiHS Keewaywin - Classroom Teacher

Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) is seeking a community classroom teacher in Keewaywin First Nation, for full-time employment starting August 23, 2021.

Tammy Atlookan
1 week 3 days
KOBE Human Resources Director

Your main administrative duties include supervising the management team, as part of a Senior Management team with the Director of Education. The Human Resources Director will lead the KOBE Human Resource and Finance team, overseeing work such as, maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents (e.g. employment records and onboarding guides) and updating internal databases. Our ideal candidate has experience with HR procedures and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our HR department supports our employees while conforming to relevant legislative requirements.

Tammy Atlookan
1 week 3 days
KOBE Student Services Manager

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Board of Education (KOBE) operates the KOBE Student Services (KOBE SS). The KOBE Student Services serves secondary school students from Fort Severn First Nation, Deer Lake First Nation, Keewaywin First Nation, Poplar Hill First Nation, North Spirit Lake First Nation, and McDowell Lake First Nation. The KOBE Student Services Manager will work under the direction of the KOBE Director of Education, to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services for youth who are in the KOBE Student Services.

Tammy Atlookan
1 week 3 days
KOBE Director of Education

Keewaytinook Okimakanak Board of Education is currently searching for a Director of Education to provide leadership in the management and operation of its Education Programs, to support the development and implementation of KOBE procedures and policies as the Board expands programming. The Director of Education will implement educational initiatives at the Board level as well as community level. In joining the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Board of Education, the Director of Education will remain focused on excellent outcomes for students: this includes keeping both student wellness and high student achievement at the forefront of their work. The KOBE Director of Education will be required to work collaboratively with all KOBE partner communities and staff to ensure full delivery of duties outlined below. This contract is a one-year term, open to renewal pending funding.

Cheryl Bechard
1 year 5 months
The Women Leaders in Digital Health Award

Let's take the opportunity to congratulate our very own Orpah Mackenzie on her recent award as being one of the 2019 Women Leaders in Digital Health