Big Trout Lake First Nation

Big Trout Lake First Nation

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug also known as Big Trout Lake First Nation or KI for short, is a First nations community in Northwester Ontario. We are part of Treaty 9 (James Bay). The community is about 580 km (360 mi) north of Thunder Bay, Ont.The First Nation's land-base is a 29,937.6 ha (73,976.38 acre) Kitchenuhmaykoosib Aaki 84 reserve located on the north shore of Big Trout Lake. Kitchenuhmaykoosib is a fly-in community, accessible by air, and ice road in the colder months. The population of Big Trout Lake was 1,322 residents in January 2007, making it one of the largest First Nations communities in the region.


The current band Chief is Donny Morris and Deputy Chief is Cecilia Begg (It’s been said that this is the first time a female has held this position in our region). Current Band Councillors are Enos Mckay, Darryl Sainnawap, Jackie Mckay, Bonnie Sanderson and Joseph Mckay.

Administration / Band Office
Health Department
Nursing Station
Economic Development Corporation
Community Events
Other Past Times

We have yearly activities that go on such as: fishing derby, hockey tournaments, broom ball tournaments, Community festivities, etc.

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