Welcome to the website of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. This website is a platform for our local governance to communicate with the Band membership, and a resource portal for issues of the Saugeen Ojibway, including joint resource management, fisheries and land claims.

In this challenging period, Chief, Council and Band governance understand how important it is for us to keep the community informed about the pandemic and our efforts to keep the community safe. We will post news, updates and instructions here as frequently as necessary. Please check back often.

Latest Updates

Employment Opportunity with Parks Canada

Parks Canada is seeking a Public Outreach Education Officer. The PEOO develops and implements field unit public outreach education programs, products and events for the On the Road Again project to increase Canadians’ understanding and appreciation, and to encourage support and engagement with respect to the natural and cultural heritage places managed by Parks Canada. […]

Nawash Health Centre Offers Cool Space for Residents

Long, hot summer days are upon us at last. If you lack air conditioning, don’t despair. The Nawash Health Centre is open as a cooling centre for Neyaashiinigmiing residents. Drop in to cool off, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Face Coverings to be Mandatory in Grey Bruce

Dr. Ian Arra, Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health, has given notice of his intent to Order the mandatory wearing of face masks. Under the Order, still to be issued, face masks will become mandatory in enclosed public spaces. The Order will be issued and come into effect within the next 10 days. https://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/About-Us/News-Releases/ArticleID/629/Grey-Bruce-Top-Doctor-Giving-Notice-of-Intent-to-Mandate-Face-Covering-Order-in-Grey-Bruce

Species at Risk Survey Taking Place July 10

Neyaashiinigmiing is moving ahead with plans for a new Water Treatment Plant to resolve chronic water quality issues in the community. The proposed site for the new WTP is south-east of the intersection of Wilmer’s Road and Pit Road. As part of the site analysis, a test well has been drilled to monitor ground water […]

Fraudulent CERB Over-payment Calls

Neyaashiinigmiing Police have issued a warning about a new telephone fraud scam: CERB Over-Payment Fraudulent Calls There have been recent reports of fraudulent callers, advising people that they have received a Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) over-payment. The caller may immediately ask you to “confirm” your name, as these are random calls and they do […]

Last Day for In-Person Pick-up of Grocery Gift Cards

This is a reminder to Neyaashiinigmiing residents that today, Wednesday, July 8, is the final day of in-person pick-up of grocery gift cards, from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM, at the Band Office. To Pick Up In person: Only ONE member per household is eligible for the grocery gift card. Bring proof of address on the day […]

Chief’s Video Statement – June 18
Posted on June 18, 2020

Chief Greg Nadjiwon's latest video statement to the community comes from the Community Garden, with Councillors Carolynn Wright and Sydney Nadjiwon.

Watch it here: YouTube