2024 IFNA Student Golf Tournament

This year, the tournament will take place on July 19, 2024, at Whitewater Golf Club with a 10am shotgun start anticipated. The format will be a 4-person scramble, starting with a 9am buffet breakfast and ending with a 5pm prime rib dinner, awards ceremony, and penny...

Sioux Lookout and IFNA Sign New Agreement for Collaboration on Fire-Related Activities

When resources are limited, we are stronger when we stand together. That is the heart of a new Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) between the Municipality of Sioux Lookout and the Independent First Nations Alliance (“IFNA”). This MoU outlines how the two organizations can work collaboratively for the advancement and betterment of each, when it comes to fire-related activities and reduction of fire-related harm and deaths in our communities.

In volume 8 of The Alliance, IFNA departments provide insight on recent developments, including: CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2024 GRADUATES IFNA is thrilled to congratulate all graduates this year for their hard work and dedication! We look forward to seeing the positive...

Kizhaay Anishaabe Niin (I am a Kind Man) Course

Our Health Services team is now offering the Kizhaay Anishaabe Niin (I am a Kind Man) course, which is intended to revitalize men in their traditional and cultural duty as protectors of women and children and to live a Mino-Bimaadziwin (Good Life).

Circle of Security Training

Our Health Services team understands the challenges of not always knowing what our children need from us, as parents. To help alleviate some of the frustration, the Health Services team is introducing Circle of Security, a 9-week program.

NOW OFFERING ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training #2

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is an interactive and practice-dominated two-day course designed to train community members in suicide first aid.

2024 IFNA Student Golf Tournament

This year, the tournament will take place on July 19, 2024, at Whitewater Golf Club with a 10am shotgun start anticipated. The format will be a 4-person scramble, starting with a 9am buffet breakfast and ending with a 5pm prime rib dinner, awards ceremony, and penny...

Sioux Lookout and IFNA Sign New Agreement for Collaboration on Fire-Related Activities

When resources are limited, we are stronger when we stand together. That is the heart of a new Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) between the Municipality of Sioux Lookout and the Independent First Nations Alliance (“IFNA”). This MoU outlines how the two organizations can work collaboratively for the advancement and betterment of each, when it comes to fire-related activities and reduction of fire-related harm and deaths in our communities.

In volume 8 of The Alliance, IFNA departments provide insight on recent developments, including: CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2024 GRADUATES IFNA is thrilled to congratulate all graduates this year for their hard work and dedication! We look forward to seeing the positive...

Kizhaay Anishaabe Niin (I am a Kind Man) Course

Our Health Services team is now offering the Kizhaay Anishaabe Niin (I am a Kind Man) course, which is intended to revitalize men in their traditional and cultural duty as protectors of women and children and to live a Mino-Bimaadziwin (Good Life).

Circle of Security Training

Our Health Services team understands the challenges of not always knowing what our children need from us, as parents. To help alleviate some of the frustration, the Health Services team is introducing Circle of Security, a 9-week program.

NOW OFFERING ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training #2

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is an interactive and practice-dominated two-day course designed to train community members in suicide first aid.

Welcome to IFNA

Independent First Nations Alliance

The Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) is a First Nations-led Tribal Council with the objective of providing customized support to the communities they serve. IFNA supports and works for the five communities of Whitesand First Nation, Lac Seul First Nation, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug, Pikangikum First Nation and Muskrat Dam First Nation.

With an in-depth understanding and appreciation of how each community operates, and taking into consideration their First Nations perspectives, IFNA works tirelessly to provide unique advisory services, build resources and contribute to other types of support in order to help each community achieve excellence and self-reliance. IFNA prides itself on being an accessible, First Nations-oriented resource with the goal of working for, and with, the people and the communities they serve.

Offices of the Independent First Nation Alliance are currently in Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay.

Learn more about the history of our organization and our future directions.

In order to develop the health and self-reliance of its member communities, the Independent First Nations Alliance delivers a number of services and programs to create a resource for growth.

Technical Services

IFNA provides advisory services and technical support for community infrastructure, operations and maintenance, and the environment.

Education Services

Recognizing the importance of education, IFNA focuses on fostering the success of both Indigenous students and educators within its communities.

Health Services

IFNA provides a number of health services to its community members through research, programs, advocacy and consultancy.

Strategic Communications

To communicate the positive accomplishments of IFNA and its five Communities to the region, Canada, and the World.

Finance Services

IFNA provides financial services for its communities with a focus on the development of financial and operational strategies.

Integrated Emergency Services

In times of crisis, IFNA will activate an Integrated Emergency Servcies team to ensure the safety and health of all community members.

Stay tuned for the most recent news on IFNA communities, programs and initiatives.

2024 IFNA Student Golf Tournament

2024 IFNA Student Golf Tournament

This year, the tournament will take place on July 19, 2024, at Whitewater Golf Club with a 10am shotgun start ...
Sioux Lookout and IFNA Sign New Agreement for Collaboration on Fire-Related Activities

Sioux Lookout and IFNA Sign New Agreement for Collaboration on Fire-Related Activities

When resources are limited, we are stronger when we stand together. That is the heart of a new Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) between the Municipality of Sioux Lookout and the Independent First Nations Alliance (“IFNA”). This MoU outlines how the two organizations can work collaboratively for the advancement and betterment of each, when it comes to fire-related activities and reduction of fire-related harm and deaths in our communities.

In volume 8 of The Alliance, IFNA departments provide insight on recent developments, including: CONGRATULATIONS ...

Read about the exciting upcoming IFNA events