Wahgoshig First Nation

Abitibi #70

Wahgoshig First Nation


About us

Formerly known as Abitibi Band of Abitibi Indians, Wahgoshig First Nation is an Algonquin community, the Wahgoshig people were known centuries ago as a nomadic group of hunter-gatherers, whose territory straddled a large segment of what is now Northeastern Ontario and Northwest Quebec. Our First Nation membership consists of Algonquin and Cree descent mainly.

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Contact Us



310 Penatuche Road
RR #3
Matheson, ON
P0K 1N0


P: (705)-273-2055
T: (705)-273-2900









lands and RESOURCES

The purpose of this department is to oversee the resources within our traditional territory.






Wahgoshig First Nation Housing Department is dedicated to up keeping living environments to maintain suitability. We also secure funds for future projects and are continuously developing and improving infrastructure.


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