The Algonquins of Greater Golden Lake First Nation

Welcome and thank you for checking in on us. Now we really hope you can take some time out of your busy day to browse through our new website. We recently changed our website so we could reach out to all age groups within our community. We chose to make it more exciting, more informative and more interactive user friendly.

You will notice we added various new tabs for you to browse and/or read if you are at all interested in Algonquin Ancestry, Language, Culture, The Algonquin Provincial Park and New Recipes.

If you have any questions or require any more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can find our contact information on the “Contact Us” tab.

Or you can stop by for a visit we are located on the 2nd Floor, 2 International Drive, Pembroke, On. K8A 6W5 above O’Kenny Craft Spirits.

And just to let you know Norki’s Snack Shack is open until October 30, 2022 weather pending.


Monday To Thursday – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Friday – Closed – Working from home, you can reach us at 613-633-7441

Saturday – Closed – Sunday – Closed

Statutory Holidays – Closed


14 Ancestral Lines Being Protested

For more information or updates on the 14 Ancestral Lines Being Protested click on the below Algonquin Tribunal Link which is located on the AOO Website.

The Tribunal’s Inquiries 

Once you open this link below to the AOO Website scroll down to The Tribunal’s Inquiries. To search for information on the 14 Subject Ancestors you need to click on the Subject Ancestor’s Name then a different page will open. Please keep in mind, this information will be updated from time-to-time. It is your responsibility to check this website at regular intervals.

Algonquin Tribunal

The Indigenous Peoples Survey (IPS)-Statistics Canada

The Indigenous Peoples Survey (IPS) is a national survey of First Nations people living off reserve, living in Canada. The 2022 IPS is a thematic survey with a focus on social and economic outcomes related to education, employment, health and access to services. It will continue to collect important information concerning Indigenous people such as language, harvesting, handcrafting and cultural activities, housing and mobility.

Collection periods: From May 11 to October 31, 2022

Collection methods: Electronic questionnaire and telephone interview

Survey participation: Voluntary

We would like to encourage everyone to take some time to fill out this survey with the Statistics Canada Link provided below. Thanks



If you are a member and you would like to attend any of our Community / Elders Meetings, please contact us so we can add your contact information to our reminder email list or call list.

You can find our contact information on the “Contact Us”  Tab

Just give any one of us a call and we would be glad to add your information to which ever list you prefer to be contacted by for Upcoming Meeting Reminders.

Next Community / Elders Meeting Will Be:


Sunday December 11/2022

Alice & Fraser Rec. Centre – 2nd Floor

1 Henan Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W8

11:00 am-3:00 pm

Doors open at 11:00 am

Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm

Topic of discussion TBA.



There is no Community Event to report at this time.


Upcoming Event Announcement



Advertising for The Town of Petawawa Ramble

The Petawawa Ramble is an opportunity to enjoy autumn splendor and to savor, sample, and experience the bounty of our community offerings.  Over the course of the Petawawa Ramble festival different business events, workshops, tastings, and programs are available for the public to enjoy.

The Pumpkin Folks element provide a self-guided exploration of local businesses and public spaces to see pumpkin folks on display.  These pumpkin folks are a whimsical, fun way for businesses to show their community pride and decorate the Town.

When: October 14 – October 16/2022

Where: Town of Petawawa

For information and events click on the link provided below.


Upcoming Event Announcement

Taste of the Valley Pic

2022 Renfrew County Taste of the Valley 

This is a celebration for home-grown, hand-made and/or hand-crafted items within Renfrew County! For over a decade, Renfrew County Taste of the Valley has become increasingly popular with local residents, visitors and tourists.

The original concept for the Taste of the Valley was to promote and support local food producers in the Ottawa Valley. Over the years the events have grown to encourage an expanded focus on the notion of “taste” with the celebration of local food, products, art and culture.

There is only one chance left to visit The Taste of the Valley

October 15, 2022 – Cobden Fairgrounds from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Advertising as per MYFM 96.1 Renfrew Today.CA

Upcoming Event Announcement

Fall Has Arrived 

When is the first day of fall in 2022?

In 2022, the first day of fall is Thursday, September 22.


What can you see in the fall?

Look for trees turning color.

Watch for people wearing jackets and raking leaves.

Watch for geese flying south.

Look for pumpkins and gourds for sale.

Watch for squirrels hiding nuts.

Top Fall Activities

Go for a walk in the forest…

Take a scenic ride. …

Visit the Farmer’s Market. …

Go to a harvest festival. …

Eat apple cider doughnuts. …

Stay at a romantic bed and breakfast. …

Make mulled wine. …

Host an apple pie bake-off. …

Read ghost stories by the fire. …

Toast marshmallows. …

Jump in a pile of leaves. …

Does fall have a distinct taste?

Fall tastes like nutmeg, brown sugar, cinnamon and pumpkin, especially in home baked Apple Pies and Pumpkin Pies.


May the autumn glow & delicious harvest of the season,

bring you happiness and prosperity!


What is the most popular fall activity?

Pumpkin decorating is one of the most popular Fall activities. The best part can be visiting a local pumpkin patch as a family and picking out the perfect pumpkin for showing off your carving skills and Halloween spirit.

This can be the perfect family time for you to spend with your children or your grandchildren.

Hey Community Members of  The Algonquins of Greater Golden Lake First Nation!!

Let’s see who’s carving skills are the best!!

Can you send me some pictures of your pumpkin creations along with the fun details of who you spent the perfect family time with?

Then I will post them on the website so we all can see your creations!

Community Members and Family Members can only participate

Email pictures to Denise Chaput before October 31 , 2022.




To become a Community Member, please submit the Enrollment Application Form below.

Printable – Enrollment Form April 2020

Fill-able – AOO_Enrolment_Application_August2020_FILL

Please note this is the only enrollment form we will accept going forward, if you have a previous version please DO NOT use it.


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