Who We Are
The Oneida Nation of the Thames is home to over 2,000 residents and has a total membership of over 6,000 located across Canada and the United States. Established in 1840, as the “Oneida Settlement” the Oneida people as Onyota’a:ka, “People of the Standing Stone.”
The Oneida Nation Settlement is in southwestern Ontario and borders the eastern shore of the Thames River 30 kilometers south of the City of London. Much like their ancestors, the Oneida peoples of today maintain a deeply rooted connection to the land and to their Haudenosaunee culture and traditions.
The Oneida Nation of the Thames is a sovereign independent Nation with its own traditional hereditary and contemporary systems of governance and law.
Programs & Services
The Oneida Nation of the Thames offers many programs and services supported by administration and include:
- Employment & Training
- Health Services
- Life-Long Learning
- Economic Development
- Onyot’a:ka Family Healing Lodge
- Public Works
- Emergency Services
- Seniors and Long-Term Care facilities and programs
- Sports & Recreation