We are currently looking for updated Address Information from some Band Members. The information collected will be used to send out information packages and voter packages for the ratification of the Land Code. If you know any listed Band Members please encourage them to contact the Band Office at 705-383-2477 and ask for the Land Coordinator, to update their information.
Chief: William Diabo Councillor 1: Lloyd Myke Councillor 2: Lana Noganosh
On-Reserve Population: 100 Residents (2015) 253 Registered Members
Land Base: 4714.7 hectares.
Mother Tongue: First Nation Ojibway Language commonly spoken English
Assembly of First Nations The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada.
Chiefs of Ontario The Chiefs of Ontario is a coordinating body of 133 First Nation communities located within the boundaries of the Province of Ontario. The main objective of the Chiefs of Ontario office is to facilitate the discussion, planning, implementation and evaluation of all local, regional and national matters affecting th First Nations people of Ontario.
Union of Ontario Indians The Union of Ontario Indians is a political advocate of 42 member First Nations across Ontario. The Union of Ontario Indians is the oldest political organization in Ontario and can trace its roots back to the Confederacy of Three Fires, which existed long before European contact.
Robinson-Huron Region Chiefs
Provincial Electoral Ridings Parry Sound/Muskoka
The Magnetawan First Nation is within the boundaries of the territory described by the Robinson-Huron Treaty of 1850, as signed by Chief Pamiquonaishkung. The First Nation was first surveyed in 1853 and confirmed by Order-in-Council in January of 1853. In 1907, an additional tract of land in the Township of Wallbridge was added to the reserve to compensate for an error made in the 1853 survey.
The First Nation Administration Office accounts for half of the labour force (administration), and the remainder is concentrated in construction and non-government service industries.
None on First Nation Elementary – Britt Elementary School Secondary – Parry Sound High School
Communities Services and Facilities
Magnetawan First Nation Store & Gas Bar Van Transportation to Parry Sound School Busing to Parry Sound and Britt
Telephone – Bell Canada Television – Satellite Service 911 Services - OPP Radio – Parry Sound/Sudbury Newspapers – Magnetawan First Nation Store & Gas Bar; Toronto/Parry Sound Papers
Water – First Nation Water and Waste Treatment Plant Other Waste – Waste Disposal Site Energy/Electricity – Ontario Hydro