Chief and Council are elected on a 2 year term:
31 August 2020 – 31 August 2022.

The Band Council’s core purpose is to respectfully, and in a transparent and accountable manner, represent the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg membership in all areas that may come to impact the community’s rights and integrity; and to collectively work in a positive manner towards strengthening the basic fabric of the community for the present and future generations.

Our community values require Council to:

  • Maintain as a priority a constant focus on the KZA community;
  • Support the involvement of all community members who desire to participate in advancing the interests of the KZA community;
  • Respect KZA history and culture;
  • Respect various perspectives, opinions and beliefs;
  • Wisely use a variety of resources to achieve the KZA established goals.



Darhlene Twenish
Frankie Cote
Gorden McGregor
Douglas Odjick
Gilbert W. Whiteduck


The Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, through its peoples, shall strive to achieve a balanced society where every member has equal opportunity to fulfill their individual potential in a safe, sustainable environment on traditional lands, where the spiritual, cultural, physical and mental well-being can be achieved and where basic human needs can be attained.