Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh

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Diocese of Mishamikoweesh
Ecclesiastical province Rupert's Land
Parishes 25
Rite Anglican
Current leadership
Bishop Lydia Mamakwa

The Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh is a diocese of the Anglican Church of Canada. It was created on 1 June 2014 from the northern portion of the Diocese of Keewatin, and includes more than 25 First Nations communities in north-western Ontario and northern Manitoba.[1]

Lydia Mamakwa, who had previously served as suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Keewatin with responsibility for Northern Ontario, was installed as the first Bishop of Mishamikoweesh on 4 June 2014 in Kingfisher Lake, Ontario.[2]


  1. ^ Awaiting Birth of Mishamikoweesh. Anglican Journal, 5 May 2014.
  2. ^ Mishamikoweesh. Anglican Journal, 3 June 2014.

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