Council of the First Nation of Abitibiwinni (Pikogan)
Council of the First Nation of Abitibiwinni
45, Migwan street
Community profile :
The community of Pikogan, also known as First Nation of Abitibiwinni, occupies an area of 90.50 hectares located approximately three kilometers from Amos, on the west bank of the Harricana River.
The Abitibiwinni residents have access to many services within the community such as a police department, a health center, a preschool and elementary school, a childcare center, a community hall, a community radio, an administrative complex involving financial administration services, income security services as well as elected Council members, a gas station and convenience store serving fast food.
In addition, some other companies offer various services and products, such as tourist activities, like the famous "Bercé par l’Harricana" offering canoe hiking with native guide.
Economically, the Council of the First Nation of Abitibiwinni is the largest employer in the community of Pikogan. Some residents work in businesses operating in the tourism, forestry and construction.
The Council of the First Nation of Abitibiwinni is governed by a band council that consists of a chief, a vice-chief and three councilors who are elected according to local custom.