McDowell Lake eCommunity

Community members are invited to use the eCommunity Facebook group to share ideas on how you are using technology to make your community a better place. If you have figured out a better way to use technology to improve your community’s social, economic and cultural health, post your ideas to the eCommunity. KO staff are going to provide network updates and opportunities.

Click here to visit McDowell Lake's Facebook Group


KO First Nations Online Survey

Brian Beaton

Click on to complete the online survey.

Once you complete the survey everyone is invited to enter their names in a draw for an Apple iPad and $50 gift cards.

Please keep the survey window OPEN until you complete the entire survey. If the window is closed you have to start the survey over again and we have to remove incomplete surveys.

Thanks for your help with collecting this important information from each of the Keewaytinook Okimakanak First Nations.

Launch of KO e-Community Online Survey

Brian Beaton, KO Research Associate

TODAY we are launching the KO First Nations e-Community Survey in the KO First Nations!
PLEASE click here at and COMPLETE the survey.
After completing the survey you can enter your name in the draw for an Ipad Apple computer and a chance to win a $50 gift card that will be drawn after the survey is closed by March 15. Only Keewaytinook Okimakanak First Nation community members are eligible for the draw.

KO Online Survey starting February 3

Brian Beaton, KO Research Associate
Your tribal council, Keewaytinook Okimakanak is working with your community to plan for our shared future. We are looking for your ideas and input to help us with this planning. We are asking everyone who is 18 years old or older to complete the online survey that will be available on Monday February 3. 
There are prizes to be won for those people completing the survey including an iPad! Each KO First Nation will also have a draw of people who complete the survey for $50 gift cards!
The survey asks questions about your use of different programs and services being supported by KO and your First Nation. The answers to these questions will help us understand the role of technologies in your communities and what is needed to continue these services. 

Christmas Elders Gathering Dec 17, 2013 10-1PM

Franz Seibel

Join us for the Christmas Elders Gathering

There will be singing and sharing from eCommunity sites from all over Northern Ontario and Manitoba.

Join us by webstream

OR run down to your eCommunity site to join in the fun in your community!


Seeds of Change

Armanda Cimon

KO, NAN, and PARO would like to invite you to the launch of a NAN-wide Project to support youth 15-35 in Social Entrepreneurship though Seeds of Change.

What is a Social Entrepreneurship ?

Using your skills and abilities to feed your family while making a positive change in your community. For example; Craft, buy and sell, building sheds, going out on the land Elder care, collecting firewood are just some of the many ways to be a Social Entrepreneur.

Training - Links to Funding - Workshops - Peer Support - Website Hub - Facebook Group - Mentorship

Be sure to register your site and help the youth in the community get support through Seeds of Change!!

Register: Barb Kakepetum @


Nov 14 Ladies Lunch and Video Conference

Franz Seibel

Register your site today!

Ask about a PO for Lunch for larger groups!


10-11 AM CST Proposal Writing

12-1 CST Social Enterprise - Working for yourself to feed your family and making a difference in your community.

2-3 CST Keeping Business in the North

First Nations Innovation research project launches online university course

Brian Beaton, KO Research Associate

Keewaytinook Okimakanak and the KO First Nations are partners in the First Nations Research project. Everyone is invite to attend the online launch of a new university course that the research project team developed and is delivering during this winter semester. The one hour information session starts at 10:15 a.m. Central Time, 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time. For more information about this online event, visit ...

K-Net Service Desk

Lyle Johnson

Hello to all of my First Nation friends and colleagues that may be interested in learning a little... UBC is hosting a webcast on Thursday evening.. Check out the webpage, and remember that you still have to register in advance in order to watch the webcast.

KO eHealth Presents - Elders Visitation Thursday August 22

Lyle Johnson

Hello everyone,


KO e-Health is pleased to present…

Event: Elders Visitation
Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013.
Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am CST/ 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EST

Poster: Please print and post the attached poster at your facility.


Registration: To register for this event contact your local community telemedicine coordinator or call Lana Bighead at 1 800 387 3740 Ext 3001 or by email at We will need your site information to register your site.


Lyle Johnson


AUGUST 13-15, 2013








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