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Jun. 23

 Congratulations to the recipients whom completed the Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Community Health Assessment as of June 1st, 2015!! Valerie Sawdo Patrick David May For those that haven't entered your response, it’s not too late!! You can still submit your survey via or mail in your paper copy for your chance to win 1 of 2 more $100 gift cards! The LDMLFN Community Health Needs Assessment will be officially closed July 1st, 2015. Miigwetch for your participation!   Sincerely, Stacy McDermid, Band Member         PESCADA/Control ...

Jun. 19

Communiqué To: Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Band & Community Members From: Chief and Council Date: June 19, 2015 LDMLFN Elects 2015-2018 Chief and Council The Community of Lac des Mille Lacs (Nezaadiikaang) First Nation has elected its Chief and Council for the next three years. Band Members cast their ballots for Chief and five (5) Councillors as per the First Nation’s Custom Election Code. “I would like to say that I am very honored and humbled by the confidence of our People to be re-elected as your Chief,” said Chief Whitecloud (Judy Maunula). “On behalf of my Council, I would also like to express our appreciation to ...

Jun. 19

Communiqué To: Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Band & Community Members From: Chief and Council Date: June 19, 2015   LDMLFN Extends Congratulations to the new Ontario Regional Chief Chief and Council of Lac des Mille Lacs (Nezaadiikaang) First Nation extend their congratulations to the newly elected Ontario Regional Chief, Isadore Day (Serpent River First Nation). Regional Chief Day was elected earlier this week during the All Ontario Chiefs Meeting hosted by Anishinabe of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation (Rat Portage) located in Treaty #3 territory. “On behalf of Chief and Council I would like to congratulate Regional Chief Day on his ...

Jun. 11

 The official Election Results are in and are as follows,   The official results of the Custom Leadership Selection and Election for Chief are: Judy C. Maunula -             151 Kathleen Anne Sawdo -    107 Spoiled Ballots:                   19   The official results of the Custom Leadership Selection and Election for Councillors (5) are: Michelle Boucher -              84 Esther Chapman ...

Jun. 9

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS Election Date:  June 8, 2015   The unofficial results of the Custom Leadership Selection and Election for Chief are: Judy Maunula                                      151 Kathleen Sawdo                                   107 Spoiled             ...

May. 20

Dear Community and Band Members, June 1st is coming quick! If you haven’t already done so, please take the time to mail in your response or to take the survey online at Two winners of the $100 dollar gift cards will be announced on this date. Your feedback is valuable, the more people that respond the more accurately we can identify problematic areas. With this information, health care professionals will be able to assess the health care needs of our community to provide programs specific to LDMLFN. Your response will be kept strictly confidential and a summarized report will be provided to the community.   Chi ...

May. 14

The Annual Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Elders Gathering will be held in Thunder Bay, Ontario this May 15, 16, and 17, 2015 at the Victoria Inn.  We believe that this event is an integral part of the healing process that our First Nation is experiencing, as we move ever closer to our goal of returning to our homeland and coming together as a Community. Note: Due to some memberships concerns regarding utilizing the Elders Gathering Forum as a campaigning tool, we have included a legal opinion on this.  Our Annual Elders Gathering is a time of reconnecting with relatives and friends, and this opinion assists in defining that it remains that way.   ...

May. 8

   Mother’s Day is a celebration honouring our mothers, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.                               My Mother kept a garden,                             A Garden of the heart,                       She planted all the good things,                                             ...

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