Premier Wynne Visits Marten Falls

Premier Wynne at Marten Falls
Premier Wynne and Minister Michael Gravelle at Henry Coaster School in Marten Falls

Premier Wynne at Marten Falls
Premier Wynne and Minister Michael Gravelle at Henry Coaster School in Marten Falls
MARTEN FALLS FN – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Marten Falls First Nation this week. The Premier was visiting the community which is hosting the Matawa First Nations Annual General Meeting.

Marten Falls First Nation is an Anishinaabe First Nation located in Northwestern Ontario. The First Nation occupies communities on both sides of the Albany River in Northern Ontario, including Ogoki Post (Ojibwe: Ogookiing) in the Cochrane District and Marten Falls in the Kenora District.

 reading to kids in Marten Falls. Part of a literacy program run by Frontier College
reading to kids in Marten Falls. Part of a literacy program run by Frontier College

As of December 2013, the First Nation had a total registered population of 728 people, of which their on-reserve population was 328 people.

Matawa First Nation Meeting in Marten Falls
Matawa First Nation Meeting in Marten Falls
Premier Wynne with Marten Falls Council and Chief along with Minister Gravelle
Premier Wynne with Marten Falls Council and Chief along with Minister Gravelle
A group of paddlers from Ontario and the NE US. They are on a 30 day paddling trip and were overnighting in Marten Falls.
A group of paddlers from Ontario and the NE US. They are on a 30 day paddling trip and were overnighting in Marten Falls.