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.


Chief and Council meeting that was Scheduled for November 20, 2017 has been cancelled and the new Chief and Council date is Dec 11, 2017 at 6pm.

Grand Chief congratulates Kelly Crawford, Education Director for the Anishinabek Education System

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing FN) Oct. 30, 2017 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates the newly hired Education Director for the Anishinabek Education System.

Kelly Crawford, citizen of M’Chigeeng First Nation, will begin her new role at the end of November. Crawford had positions as the Education Team Lead overseeing Grades K to 12 At Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute in M’Chigeeng and she is a faculty liaison with Queen’s University.

“Kelly Crawford is an excellent choice to lead our exciting education initiative towards fulfilling our dream of education for our Anishinabek children under Anishinabek authority,” says Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee.

CLICK HERE to read the full media release.

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


  • Operations Committee for the AES
  • Joint Master Education Agreement Committee
  • Business Planning Intern (MNDM)
  • Northern Development Intern (MNDM)
  • Mine Project Engineer Intern (MNDM)
  • Project Intern, Deputy Minister’s Office (MNDM)
  • Ring of Fire Intern (MNDM)
  • Human Resource Administrator - WFN
  • Ring of Fire Intern (MNDM)
  • Northern Development Intern (MNDM)
  • Mine Project Engineer Intern (MNDM)
  • Business Planning Intern (MNDM)
  • Project Intern (MNDM)
  • 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!