Aroland First Nation

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Aroland 83
Indian settlement
Aroland Indian Settlement No. 83
Aroland 83 is located in Ontario
Aroland 83
Aroland 83
Coordinates: 50°13′N 86°57′W / 50.217°N 86.950°W / 50.217; -86.950Coordinates: 50°13′N 86°57′W / 50.217°N 86.950°W / 50.217; -86.950
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Thunder Bay
First Nation Aroland
 • Land 3.21 km2 (1.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 361
 • Density 112.5/km2 (291/sq mi)
Website [1]

Aroland (2006 Population 325) is an Ojibwa and Oji-Cree First Nation band government in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Thunder Bay District approximately 20 kilometres west of Nakina. Their community, the Aroland Indian Settlement, have Indian reserve status, though the settlement itself is not a reserve. This community is surrounded by Unorganized Thunder Bay District.

Located along the Canadian National Railway line, the community was originally named after the Arrow Land and Logging Company, which operated in the area from 1933 to 1941. Aroland First Nation's members are former members of the Long Lake 58 First Nation, Long Lac 77 First Nation (now Ginoogaming First Nation), Fort Hope First Nation (now Eabametoong First Nation), Marten Falls First Nation, and Fort William First Nation. In 1972, the settlement briefly was recorded as Aroland 83 Indian Reserve.

Aroland is policed by the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, an Aboriginal-based service.


  1. ^ a b "Aroland 83, Ontario census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2015-05-12. 

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