Welcome To

Loon River First Nation

Over the years the community has seen a steady growth in Government, Social reforms, Health, Education, Economic Development, Culture and Traditions. We believe that we will “secure our future by investing in our past.
Loon River First Nation
Over the years the community has seen a steady growth in Government, Social reforms, Health, Education, Economic Development, Culture and Traditions. We believe that we will “secure our future by investing in our past.”

Our Mission Is To Preserve, Promote And Advance The Culture, Health, Economic, Educational And Social Well-Being Of Our People – Including Our Language, History And Spirituality.

Please visit with us and come back often for updates. Feel free to contact us if there is certain information that you would like to see included on our site.

Membership

  • Status Cards will be issued to Band Members each Thursday by appointment.
  • All Children must be registered prior to their 1st birthday.

Status Cards In the System
The secure Status card will be a credible identity document that meets the needs of Status Indians. Service providers will also appreciate the secure Status card’s modern security features that provide better protection from the abuses of fraud and identity theft.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) plans to begin implementing the SCIS nationally early in 2009. This will likely take up to a year to complete the deployment of equipment and the training of staff as it involves many INAC offices and up to 485 Indian Registry Administrators.

As soon as the SCIS equipment is available regionally and at the First Nation level only the SCIS will be issued.

Health Services

Mission Statement:
The Loon River First Nation First Nation Health Services Department values and respects every person’s right to confidentiality. It is our mission to serve the community and provide quality programs and services, which meet the needs of individuals, families, and community. We aspire to develop a strong, healthy community where mutual respect thrives.

Overview:
We offer programs and services that reflect the current and future health priorities of the community. The following programs/services are currently offered or will be implemented in the near future.

Diabetes programs:
We have a large diabetes walk in spring of each year. This has the school participating as a focus to emphasize teaching about diabetes, general random blood sugar testing of population, nutrition programs, school diabetes program, awareness promotion, foot care clinics, recipe exchanges, glucose monitoring and pre-natal education.

Economic Development

Mission Statement:

To promote and enhance economic opportunities including the provision of program/service delivery, to Band Members in varying aspects of economic development, with major emphasis in the areas of privately-owned businesses; the development of employment and training opportunities; and rendering of advisory services in all sectors.

Key Objectives:

Business Development – To create the conditions under which, both local and regional business initiatives can prosper, taking into full consideration the cultural uniqueness of aboriginal clientele and simultaneously enriching the local economic social environment.