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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
Organization: Aroland First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-329-5970
Crisis: Police Dispatch: 1-888-310-1122
Ambulance, Nakina: 807-329-5332 or 807-329-9292
Ambulance, Geraldton: 807-854-1555
Fax: 807-329-5750
Email: arolandfirstnation@yahoo.ca
Website: firstnation.ca/aroland
Address:
Aroland First Nation
PO Box 10
Aroland, ON
P0T 1B0
Street
Address
:
Aroland  
Location: Settlement is located 60 km N of Geraldton, then 20 km W of Nakina on Hwy 643
Hours: Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Dorothy Towedo - Chief
807-329-5333
Alice Towedo - Band Manager
towedoalice@gmail.com
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of Aroland First Nation

Functions as the Band office - Settlement is located 60 km N of Geraldton, then 20 km W of Nakina on Hwy 643

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, 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

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Members of Aroland First Nation
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Thunder Bay District  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Affordable Housing
Child Abuse and Welfare
Emergency Planning and Preparedness
Financial Assistance for Children and Families
Government Services - Information
Parenting Education

This information was last completely updated on May 9, 2017

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