Eabametoong First Nation
Our spectacular scenery and natural resources in our territory
have sustained our people and way of life for centuries
through fishing, hunting and gathering food. We are proud of
our heritage and community values. We thrive on a communal lifestyle that respects the wisdom of our elders.
Through the might of our First Nation we continue to evolve in the planning and development of our rich natural resources that will benefit our people and enable the kind of capacity-building that will help to build a strong and self-sufficient Eabametoong First Nation.
Recent News & Events
Band Membership Notice
GENERAL ELECTION 2013
The term of office for the current Chief and Council expires on June 23, 2013
EFN General Elections are conducted under Sections 74-79 of the Indian Act and the Indian Band Election Regulations
The 79 Day election process is due to begin on April 1, 2013
The Nomination meeting will take place on May 9 , 2013
Last day candidates can withdraw their nominations is May 14, 2013
The opening ceremony will start at 11:00am outside the main entrance of the band office, followed by a tour of the building. Shortly after that, everyone will attend the luncheon at the Community Center.Read more
The Ontario government has confirmed it is planning to help build and operate a pay-per-use road to connect the Ring of Fire mining development to the existing highway grid.
A government spokesperson told Wawatay News that the province is "committed to sharing the cost" of building an all-season road to the Ring of Fire, and that discussions continue over how Ontario plans to recoup its investment in the road.
"It could be a toll, it could be a monthly invoice," Ministry of Northern Development and Mines spokesperson Andrew Morrison said of the pay-per-use plan for the accesRead more