Aroland First Nation
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Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides a family-operated store which also houses a Canada Post postal station
  • Additional shopping and services such as a Northern Store, gas bar, restaurant, arena and church available in Nakina located 15 minutes from the community
  • Provides Aroland FN businesses, O'Sullivan Lake Gas Bar and Towedo Buslines, both located in Nakina
  • Offers recreational facilities including an outdoor hockey rink, school playground, community hall with playground, Pow Wow grounds and a sports field
  • Serviced for medical emergency response/ambulance services by the township of Nakina

Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band office)
  • Child and Family Services (Tikinagan)
  • Economic Development
  • Education Authority
  • Education Authority, Johnny Therriault Memorial School
  • Fire Department
  • Health Centre
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
  • Housing Program
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
  • Participates in joint ownership of the Ramada Inn (former Landmark Inn), Thunder Bay, with 2 other First Nation communities
  • Comprised of 1 main community Aroland First Nation; land area of the FN is approx 79 sq miles
Eligibility
Members of Aroland First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 6, 2019

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