Aroland First Nation

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
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
Members of Aroland First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 6, 2019

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