Who We Are

About us

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation is an Ojibway or Ontario Saulteaux First Nation reserve located in the Eastman Region of Manitoba and the Kenora District of Ontario. Our Nation straddles the border of Manitoba and Ontario, surrounded by the waters of Shoal Lake, Indian Bay and Snowshoe Bay. The total registered population in September 2019 was 655, of which the on-reserve population was 305. Our Nation is a member of the Bimose Tribal Council, a Regional Chief’s Council that is a member of the Grand Council of Treaty 3.

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Our Vision
Who We Are 

We, the Shoal Lake 40 community, take pride in our resilient, courageous, humble, honest, forgiving, and loving nature. 

What We Do 

We are committed to re-energizing our language and traditions, respecting our land and heritage, and continuing to create a safe, prosperous, and healthy community with exceptional water, housing, education, and employment for all Kekekoziibii members by taking actions guided by the four directions.

The Roles We All Play 

We will continue to heal and grow, through the wisdom of Elders, energy of Youth, care of Women, protection of Men, and integrity of all members.