Aanii - Welcome to the Wahnapitae First Nation website.

Our traditional name is Wahnapitaeping "That place where the water is shaped like a molar tooth".

Wahnapitae First Nation - Lake Wahnapitei - Lake shaped like a molar tooth

Our vision for this website is to provide information to our band members, stakeholders and others interested in our community. We are proud of our rich heritage and culture and want to share that information with you.

The site will hold a wealth of accurate information about Wahnapitae First Nation and our history as well as additional up to date information in our members section.

We invite you to comment on what you see here as well as provide us with suggestions to provide a balanced website experience for you.

Bill C-61 receives Royal Assent

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (December 15, 2017)—On behalf of the Anishinabek Nation, Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee would like to extend congratulations to the 23 Participating First Nations and the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) on the Royal Assent of Bill C-61, the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Act.Royal Assent Parliament GCC Photo by Laura Barrios

Photo by Laura Barrios

“I am elated that Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare, KEB Board members, and technical support staff successfully steered this historic bill through the final stage of Canada’s Legislative process,” said Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. “For so long, having our own education system was a dream, but today, we take a step forward on our journey to building a better education and realizing a better future for our Anishinabek youth.”

CLICK HERE to read the full notice.

Attention WFN Members

Governance Policy Member Notice

This document may be cited as the Wahnapitae First Nation Governance Procedures Policy. The policy describes and formalizes the regulations respecting Council procedures and protocol for effective and efficient governance.

WFN members to view the new Goverance Policy, login to the member section of the website.

If you are not a registered member for the WFN website please email: admin@wahnapitaefirstnation.com

 Amendments to Wahnapitae First Nation Election Code 2017

There has being changes to the WFN Election code please login to the members section to review the changes.

If you are not a registered member for the WFN website please email: admin@wahnapitaefirstnation.com

Waubetek 2018 Student Bursary Business Educational Award

The Waubetek Business Development Corporation student bursary was launched in 2003 to assist Aboriginal post-secondary students. This bursary is intended to aid the Aboriginal student enrolled in a Business, Accounting or Economic related program.

To be eligible: the application and supporting documents are to be received by Waubetek Business Development Corporation by: 4:30 p.m. EST on January 26, 2018.

Completed application package MUST contain:

  • FULLY completed application form
  • COPY of your most recent transcripts
  • LETTER of support from a Professor or Instructor, or from an Aboriginal owned business.
  • 300 word Essay on Economic Development
  • Head shot photo
  • Certificate of Indian Status card

CLICK HERE to read the Waubetek 2018 Student Business Educational Award Poster

CLICK HERE for the application to apply


Employment & Program OPPORTUNITIES


  • Summer Student Employment - Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations
  • “Choose Your Path Training Program”
  • Prevention Services Coordinator - Anishinabek Nation Head Office
  • Lands & Resources Coordinator - Anishinabek Nation Head Office
  • Crisis Coordinator - Wikwemikong Health Centre
  • Indigenous Studies webinar series - Contact North
  • Canadian Armed Forces Aboriginal Training Programs

Visit our Employment Page for more details.

In The NEWS!

Women canoeing from Sudbury to Garden River

Stephanie Recollet and Josie Langelier will attend the Great Lakes Water Gathering, but not before paddling over 450 km to get there.

Visit our New & Events page to read all about it!

Community Information

Kinoomaadziwin Education Body At A Glance

The Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) is a not-for-profit corporation that the Anishinabek First Nations approved by Grand Council Resolution in 2010. The KEB has a 12-member Board of Directors that is made-up of representatives from the four (4) Anishinabek Regional Education Councils.

Visit our Community Information page to read the full article!

Economic Development Opportunity

You have viewed our design concept and we have listened to your input!

Chi-Meegwetch to everyone that has provided us feedback throughout this project

We are encouraged by your views and feedback. We are listening to you and the more we hear from you the better our project will be. WFN assures you these comments will help the consultants complete the feasibility and subsequent business plan. From Muskoka chairs, to the site conditions and everything in between, every single comment is important to the project! We will do our best to answer your questions as the process unfolds, so please keep the dialogue going.

So where are we at now?

CLICK HERE to read all about it!