News & Events


Banff Truth and Reconciliation Summit

On October 29, 2016, the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity held a Truth and Reconciliation Summit for participants to learn about and respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action. If you missed the live stream, keynote speeches and panel discussion are available to watch in the video at this website:

April 14, 2016

On April 14, 2016, members of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation and the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority met with the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development in Ottawa, to discuss the delivery of health care to First Nations people in the north. The meeting can be viewed here.

MenoYaWin Classroom

The MenoYaWin classroom is NOW OPEN and is located off the main lobby of the hospital.

The classroom is open to all learners from K-8 as well as high school and adult education. All Students are welcome in the classroom for any period of time whether it is only a few hours or a few weeks.

The MenoYaWin Classroom is open from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. Families checking into the hostel are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to keep your kids engaged in school studies while in Sioux Lookout for medical reasons. See Poster here.

Sacred Fire


Monday September 12, 2016



The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) is holding a Sacred Fire to commemorate the closure of the Old Zone Hospital.  The Sacred Fire is to honour those who were patients at the hospital and to the employees who worked there over the years.  

Tobacco and cedar are available as offerings; however, people are also invited to bring their own to offer.

The Sacred Fire is to coincide with SLFNHA’s All Chiefs Meeting which is being held September 13-15 in Lac Seul First Nation.  

When:  September 12, 2016 (morning) – September 15, 2016 (evening)

Where:  Back parking lot of old Zone Hospital, 7th Ave

For more information, please contact:

Tom Chisel, Traditional Healer, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority cell: (807) – 738-1276, Tom.Chisel(at)  (texting is preferred)

Delaine Fiddler, Communications Officer, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority   
(807) 737-6520 or (807) 355-2316 Delaine.Fiddler(at)

Nancy Greaves, Executive Assistant, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

(807) 737-6168 or (807) 738-4902  executiveassistantCAO(at)

Click here to view this News release