Dokis First Nation, ON


Dokis First Nation, ON, is located on the French River near Lake Nipissing. The Ojibway community is located on an island and a larger tract of land separated from the mainland by a lake and river system. The resident population is approximately 200. It is serviced by a wide range of infrastructure including high speed internet, hydro-electric power, school, water treatment, fire/police and health services.

Dokis, Ontario
Dokis: Community Background This video provides a brief introduction to the Dokis First Nation community.
Dokis: Planning Community Engagement This video is an example of planning a community engagement event.
 Dokis: Protocol This video is an example of a tobacco gifting protocol.
Dokis and TK: Identification of Hazards This video is an example of how stories help in hazard identification.
Dokis: Transmission of Traditional Knowledge This video provides an example of the transmission of knowledge across several generations
Dokis: Consulting with Elders This video focuses on one approach for consulting with Elders.
Dokis: TK and High Resilience This video provides examples of community characteristics that contribute to high resilience.
Dokis: TK and Low Resilience This video provides examples of community characteristics that contribute to low resilience.
Dokis: Youth Engagement This video focuses on the importance of involving youth on community-level committees.
Dokis: Elders and Preparedness This video highlights the importance of consulting with Elders when developing evacuation plans.


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