Ginoogaming First Nation

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Ginoogaming First Nation
Indian reserve
Ginoogaming First Nation Indian Reserve
Ginoogaming First Nation is located in Ontario
Ginoogaming First Nation
Ginoogaming First Nation
Coordinates: 49°44′N 86°31′W / 49.733°N 86.517°W / 49.733; -86.517Coordinates: 49°44′N 86°31′W / 49.733°N 86.517°W / 49.733; -86.517
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Thunder Bay
First Nation Ginoogaming
Area[1]
 • Land 68.44 km2 (26.42 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 167
 • Density 2.4/km2 (6/sq mi)
Website www.ginoogaming.ca

Ginoogaming First Nation (formerly the Long Lake 77 First Nation) is a small Anishinaabe (Ojibway) First Nation reserve located in Northern Ontario, located approximately 40 km east of Geraldton, Ontario, Canada, on the northern shore of Long Lake, immediately south of Long Lake 58 First Nation and the community of Longlac, Ontario. As of September, 2006, their total registered population was 773 people, of which their on-Reserve population was 168.

Government[edit]

Governance[edit]

The leadership of the First Nation is determined through the Act Electoral System. The current Chief is Celia Echum, who is serving along with six Councillors:Blaine Martin,Gwen O'Nabigon, Maurice Waboose, Jerry Echum and David Charles Jr, Joseph Dore Jr. Their two-year elected terms began on August 2009.

The First Nation is a member of Matawa First Nations, a Regional Chiefs Council, which in turn is a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a Tribal Political Organization representing many of the First Nations in northern Ontario.

Services[edit]

Government services are provided by the First Nation, the Matawa First Nations and by the Nishnawbe Aski Nation. Services include:

  • Dilico Child & Family Services Health Program

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ginoogaming First Nation census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 

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