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.

Economic Development Internship

The Economic Development Intern will work cooperatively and under the supervision of the Economic Development Officer at Wahnapitae First Nation to implement economic development projects and conduct research on the business needs and opportunities for community members and Band Administration. This is both a research and project implementation position, acting upon the plans and strategies previously developed.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday December 13, 2016 @ 4:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE for details on how to apply.

VISIT our Employment page for additional upcoming employment opportunities and employment courses.

Education Ratification Vote!

NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS OF WAHNAPITAE FIRST NATIONeducation vote2016- Anishinabek Nation citizens are urged to attend the information sessions held in First Nations/Regional Centres across Ontario

A vote will be held on November 28 to December 2, 2016 to ratify the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement between Wahnapitae First Nation and Canada.

The Ballot question is: Do you approve the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement and the First Nation Constitution?

You are eligible to vote if you are 18 years of age or older by the end of the Voting Period and your name appears on the band list or you are entitled to have your name appear on the band list. You will be required to produce identification in order to vote.

To confirm your name is on the Eligible Voters List or to receive instructions on the process to request changes to the Eligible Voters List, contact the First Nation Ratification Officer in person, by email, facsimile, or by phone number found at (705) 858-0610 or Email: wahnapitae@ratificationvote.ca

Voting packages have been mailed out and should have been received already. If you have not received your package, please contact the administration office.

Off-Reserve: November 28-29, 2016,

On-Reserve: November 30, December 2, 2016

CLICK HERE for FULL details on where and how to vote on the AES!

VISIT the "Say Yes to AES"! for detailed information

Stay up to date with the latest news and happening in our community.

Visit our News and Events page.



  • Paramedic program
  • Practical Nurse program
  • Personal Support Worker program
  • Native Community Worker, Traditional Aboriginal Healing Methods program
  • Economic Development Internship
  • Director of Planning and Infrastructure
  • N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre - Balancing your Medicine Wheel
  • Gezhtoojig Employment & Training - December Workshops
  • General Manager - Rocky's
  • Short Order Cook - Rocky's
  • Surface Diamond Driller Helper & Common Core Helper Training
  • Education/Governance Support Worker
  • Executive Director
  • Anishinabek Educational Institute Nipissing Campus is currently contracting instructors
  • Canadian Armed Forces Aboriginal Training Programs

Visit our Employment Page for more details.

In The NEWS!

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

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.

Water Keepers Journey: group on Indigenous canoe trek

A group of women from Wahnapitae First Nations is in the early stages of a 19-day ceremonial, Indigenous canoe trip from Sudbury to Sault Ste. Marie.

Feds partner with Wahnapitae First Nation

Jolene Recollet's new position as economic development intern at Wahnapitae First Nation has offered plenty of variety so far.

Congratulations to the 2015/2016 Wahnapitae First Nation/Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations - A glencore Company scholarship recipients.


Read the letter from Grand Council Chief

RE: Ratification of self-government agreement on education, and a list of upcoming dates and locations for community information meetings.

Visit our Community Information page for details.

Our 2016 August newsletter

August - MIINAN GIIZIS "Berries Ripening Moon" In our newsletter you will find upcoming events, community information and childrens activities and much more!

To view online or print your own copy of the 2016 August newsletter visit our Community Newsletter page.