CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION LANDS AND MEMBERSHIP DEPARTMENT
The Chippewas of Nawash Lands Department manages and monitors land use for Band lands located at Neyaashiinigmiing Reserve #27, Hunting Grounds 60B, Fishing Islands and other properties held and/or acquired by the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
The new federal ‘Family Homes on Reserve and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act’ is now in force as of December 16, 2014.
This new law will affect land transactions such as:
Land Transfers, New land leases and permits, Lease Assignments, Estate distributions, etc
There are new additional forms required for the above transactions.
Assessments, Declarations and Spousal Consents must be filled out.
Forms are available at our office.
If you have any questions or require additional information please contact the Lands Department at 519-534-1689
- Updates & Maintains open and archived land files
- Monitors environmental land issues for band land
- Monitors and records trespass and encroachment concerns on band land
- Monitors access permits, utility work permits, survey activity, designation processes, appraisals, etc
- Processes leasing instruments pertaining to reserve lands & administering service fees
- Assigns civic address numbers
We assist band members with the following:
- Submission of ‘Requests for Replacements’ for Certificates of Possession
- Registration applications of land transfers, mortgages, discharges, permits, & leases
- Locating property boundaries as required & produce field sketches for proposed hatched parcels
- Assist band members with getting estimates for legal survey
The Chippewas of Nawash Membership department maintains Band Membership registration files and is responsible for:
- the issuing of certificates of Indian Status
- reporting of events including births, deaths, marriages
- processing amendments when necessary
- assists band members with applications for Certificate of Exemption Gas cards