Publications and resources

This page has links to videos and further information and resources about Fort Severn and information and communication technologies.


Fort Severn event at Congress 2011 in Fredericton



Chief Matthew Kakekaspan gives his “First Mile” speech.

Fort Severn uses ICT for lands and resources.

What does KiHS mean to you?


KiHS Video trip - Students from KiHS participate in science trip to Fort Severn to study; Oceanic, Tundra, Marsh, Fishing, Hunting Moose, Plant studies, Anatomy, Polar Bear, Seals. More on this can be found on the KiHS homepage, and K-Net Services pages. This video was produced and published by K-Net Services, created by Cal Kenny for use by KiHS


Fort Severn elders and youth wilderness canoe adventure - Fort Severn Chief and Council worked with their community elders and youth to support their nine day wilderness canoe trip from Beaver Lake back to their community and homes. Two elders and eighteen young people worked together to complete this trip of living off the land, harvesting wild game each day. The group hunted and fished along the journey. They made it back to Fort Severn late last night after a long day of paddling.


Washaho Cree Nation Elder's canoe trip - The multi-media presentation containing the stories, video clips and stories as told by the Fort Severn elders is now available on-line. The twelve day journey through their traditional territories along the Severn River captures the oral history and teachings from the elders as it is pasted on to their children and their children's children

Research publications from Fort Severn


O’Donnell, S., Kakekaspan, G., Walmark, B., Mason, R., Mak, M. (2011) Keewaytinook Mobile in Fort Severn First Nation. Canadian Communication Association Conference, Fredericton, June 1-3.

Gibson KL, Coulson H, Miles R, Kakekakekung C, Daniels E, O'Donnell S. Conversations on telemental health: listening to remote and rural First Nations communities . Rural and Remote Health 11 (online), 2011: 1656.


C-Band Public Benefit – Keewaytinook Okimakanak: A Case Study - Summative Overview - Assisting Remote Communities Across Canada to Access & Use C-Band Public Benefit,By Keewaytinook Okimakanak Research Institute, March 28, 2005


Ontario's Far North Study: Broadband Best Practices and Benefits in Fort Severn and Big Trout Lake


Keewaytinook Okimakanak’s Report to October 31, 2003 - Contract for Services for “Deployment of Telesat C Band Transponder Space” - FedNor Project # 5004043 Nov, 2003


Report on the Fort Severn Community Engagement Workshop, January 28 – February 1, 2002 -

Essential Telecommunication Services - “Building a Healthy and Smart Community Using Information Communication Technologies” - A Partner in the Kuh-ke-nah Network of Smart First Nations Demonstration Project,, Deputy Chief Moses Kakekaspan, Fort Severn First Nation,, March 12, 2002


From Potential to Practice: Telecommunications & Development in the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation - A Report on K-Net activities to improve regional telecommunications infrastructure and diffuse information & communication technologies and capacities between October 1998 and October 2000

Madeline Stoney, Fort Severn's Computer Technician, shares a story about the introduction of the Internet in her community. (December 2000)


Keewaytinook Okimakanak First Nations Broadband Network Telecommunications Consultation Report - May 1999 -

Harnessing Communication Technologies - Building Community Controlled Telecommunications Services in Fort Severn First Nation -

Fort Severn First Nation's Internet
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