The community is within the boundaries of James Bay Treaty No 9 made in 1905 and officially created through signing an adhesion to this Treaty on August 9, 1906. The Peoples of our Nation inhabited the area long before this Treaty came into effect occupying the lands and waters since time immemorial.
Ginoogaming First Nation is a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a political territorial organization representing 49 First Nations in northern Ontario and Matawa First Nations Management, a tribal council providing a variety of advisory services/programs to 8 First Nations in James Bay Treaty No. 9 and 1 First Nation in the Robinson-Superior Treaty.

Our Community

As of January 31, 2020  we have 980 registered band members  of which 200 are residing on-reserve.

Timber Claim Trust

The Ginoogaming First Nation Timber Claim Trust was established in April of 2002, following negotiations and an agreement between Ginoogaming First Nation and the Government of Canada for compensation resulting from illegal taking of timber on Long Lake Reserve #77.

Timber Trust History