About Us

Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) Is a tribal council with nine member Ojibway and Cree First Nations. Tribal Councils are institutions established as, “a grouping of bands with common interests who voluntarily join together to provide advisory and/or program services to member bands.” MFNM was established in 1988. We provide a variety of advisory services and program delivery to our member First Nations. We are committed to quality assurance and are responsive to our communities’ needs. Matawa First Nations Vision Matawa First Nations will be prosperous and enriched First Nations both individually and collectively. By creating enhanced social and economic opportunities for everyone, the Matawa First Nations will reach their maximum potential and have confidence in the future. Matawa First Nations Mission Matawa First Nations are committed to supporting each other and focusing our collective efforts on core strategic priorities. By working together as a regional community, we will use our combined knowledge and resources in order to champion the social and economic vitality of our First Nations and invest in community and people building.

Matawa First Nations Values

Matawa First Nations Work Together We have opportunities to grow and reach our maximum potential as a regional group. The diversity within our regional communities is valued and a source of local and regional pride. We are proactively involved in the economic, social, cultural and political development of the Matawa territory Matawa First Nations are Dynamic and Sustainable Communities We integrate modern social and economic development practices with our traditional culture and heritage. We build capacity and economic wealth for present and future generations and are well positioned to succeed in the national economy. Matawa First Nations Uphold Quality of Life We invest and protect our quality of life – socially, economically, culturally and environmentally and ensure that the Matawa First Nations are prosperous and healthy communities in which to live, work and raise a family.