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Welcome to Dokis First Nation!

Dokis First Nation is a community located on the boundaries that separate the Districts of Parry Sound, Sudbury and Nipissing, approximately 16 kilometers South-West of Lake Nipissing on the French River. The community is accessed by a 25 kilometer gravel road from Highway 64 leading to the two nearest urban centers of North Bay, via Highway 17 and Sudbury via Highway 69. Both centers are approximately 120 kilometers from the community.

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The Governor in Council has announced that effective January 31, 2011, the Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act (Bill C-3) came into force.

Application Forms, Instructions and Information can be requested from our Indian Registration Dept.

Please note:  Applicants must mail application, documents and photos to the Winnipeg address shown on the first page of the Bill C-3 application form.

Individuals applying for registration under Bill C-3 will at the same time, complete an application to receive by mail, the new IN CANADA version of the Secure Certificate of Indian Status card (SCIS).

Registration Process for Bill C-3 Applicants:

  • Did your grandmother lose her Indian Status as a result of marrying a non-Indian?
  • Is one of your parents registered, or entitled to be registered, under sub-section 6(2) of the Indian Act?
  • Were you, or one of your siblings, born on or after September 4, 1951?

General enquiries on Bill C-3 should also be directed to:

INAC Public Enquiries Contact Centre
Toll Free:     1-800-567-9604

or for more information please contact
Dokis First Nation Indian Registration Dept
(705) 763-2200 Ext. 237.

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