Matachewan First Nation

First Nation

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Chief Alex Batisse
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Wabun Tribal Council
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Matachewan First Nation is a northern community whose lands and resources supported the traditional and subsistence livelihoods of many of its families. Matachewan’s traditional and treaty covers the historic mining camps of Kirkland Lake and Timmins. Over the last 100 years, Matachewan had been at the margins of resource extraction taken place within its territory. Recent engagement with mining industry has brought an increase in post-secondary education achievements, as well as the creation of diverse businesses.