This section provides an overview of Indigenous communities, places, and spaces within Ontario.
Ontario is home to 23% of all Indigenous peoples in Canada. There are 133 First Nations communities located across Ontario, representing at least 7 major cultural and linguistic groups (Government of Canada). According to the 2021 census finding for Ontario, there are 251,030 individuals who identified themselves as First Nations, 134,615 who identified themselves as Métis, and 4,310 who identified themselves as Inuit (Statistics Canada).
Learn more about the Indigenous history in your area by exploring the land you are on:
The following is are a selection of resources on Indigenous art and artists. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. We value recommendations. If you'd like to suggest a resource, please fill out the Maamwi resource recommendation form.