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.

Dibaajimoonwinan, Community Outreach

Reg Canard, Skills Development Officer will be available to meet with individuals from Wahnapitae First Nation

Date: September 27, 2016
Time: 9:30am to 12:00pm
Location: Band Office

CLICK HERE read the all topics covered.

WFN - Education Ratification Information SessionRATIFICATION VOTE Info Session Wahnapitae FN

September 29, 2016

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm - Joint Content of Agreement
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Ratification Vote Information Session

Centre of Excellence, 259 Taighwennini Trail Rd. Capreol, ON


Ways to vote:

Mail in Ballot (underway), at the Information Sessions
Off-Reserve: November 28-29, 2016, On-Reserve: November 30, December 2, 2016

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD the meeting notice.

Hydro One - One Awards 2016
One Awards Fact Sheet

The One Awards acknowledge and share the ingenuity of our employees and the potential of aspiring professionals to the joint benefit of Hydro One and the people of Ontario.

We are looking for outstanding students who demonstrate the traits that make us the innovative, diverse orgranization we are.

With this belief in mind, each year Hydro One has the distinct honour of recognizing outstanding students for three awards:

Women in Engineering Scholarship

  • 15 Scholarships of $5,000 each are available for women studying engineering at the undergraduate level in accredited Ontario universities.
  • Women receiving a scholarship will also have the opportunity to engage in a paid developmental work term with Hydro One.

Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Scholarship Award

  • Up to 15 scholarships are available annually to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students attending an Ontario university or college in/or out of province.
  • The scholarship value is $5,000 for both college and university students
  • Opportunity to apply to a paid developmental work term with Hydro One

William Peyton Hubbard Memorial Award

  • Two awards are available annually to black students attending an Ontario university or college.
  • The Award value is $5,000 for a university or college recipient.

Applications for all three scholarships will be accepted until October 2, 2016

Scholarship Value: $5,000

Application Deadline: October 2, 2016

To learn more and apply visit: www.HydroOne.com/ApplyWIE

CLICK HERE for more details.

WFN and Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations Scholarship Fund
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Both Wahnapitae First Nations (WFN) and Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations (Sudbury INO), a Glencore Company, believe in the importance of a good education for Community members for the betterment of both Wahnapitae First Nation and operations in the Sudbury area. Sudbury INO, through a formal agreement with WFN in 2008, has sponsored an annual scholarship fund to support post-secondary education and training programs. The scholarship fund is aimed at assisting community members of WFN to pursue careers in the mining related and mineral processing related fields.

Both WFN & Sudbury INO have established a joint Human Resources Working group to develop the criteria and mechanisms to select candidates and to administer this scholarship fund.

All requirements/documentation must be submitted together no later than September 15, 2016 to be considered in the up-coming semester & year scholarship (2016-2017).

CLICK HERE for more details.

CLICK HERE to see additional Scholarships.

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

Visit our News and Events page.



  • Sustainable Development Internship
  • Powerline Technician Apprentice
  • General Manager - Rocky's
  • Short Order Cook - Rocky's
  • Child & Youth Worker - WFN
  • Surface Diamond Driller Helper & Common Core Helper Training
  • Education/Governance Support Worker
  • Executive Director
  • Professionl Office Skills Program
  • 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.