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The State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing has been extended until August 31, 2021. Ontario has entered Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen. As of June 14, 2021, Neyaashiinigmiing entered the first phase of our Reopening Plan. Band Offices and Programs are open for limited in-person service. 

Visitor access to Neyaashiinigmiing is now permitted. The pandemic is not over however. All visitors and residents are asked to diligently follow all pandemic protocols, including frequent hand washing, masking, and physical distancing. 

Latest Updates

Winner Announced in Naming Contest

We are excited to announce the winning entries in the naming contest for new infrastructure! We will be naming: The new Wharf: Zhimaaganishii Aazhgan (In Honour of Our Veterans) The new Road to the Water Treatment Plant being built: Ralph Akiwenzie Miikan (Ralph Akiwenzie Road) The new Water Treatment Plant itself: Enji-biinaagamig (Where the Water is […]

The Coldwater Trust Wants to Hear From You

All members of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation are beneficiaries of the Edkaagmik Nbiizh Neyaashiinigamiingninwag Edbendaagzijig Trust  (Coldwater Trust). As a beneficiary, we want to hear your thoughts on the Trust and the impact it has had on you and the community. The Trustees have hired Innovation 7, a wholly owned Indigenous organization, […]

Our MRP Law – Be Included in the Discussion

The MRP Committee recently sent survey packages to all members, both on and off reserve. An address information card was included that can be filled out and returned by any member who wishes to receive a thank you gift. Information from the 4-part survey is vital in creating a law that truly reflects values of […]

Solidarity Day T-Shirt Contest

In the spirit of Solidarity Day, June 21, 2021, we are sponsoring a competition to produce a T-shirt slogan that best represents the resilience of our people.  The slogan will be featured on T-shirts that will be available at the Solidarity Day Event. All members are encouraged to submit their designs. Submissions can be delivered […]

Vaccinating Adolescents Against COVID-19

Health Canada recently expanded the approved ages for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include 12-15 old adolescents. The Nawash Health Centre has since received a number of requests for COVID-19 vaccinations for youth family members. Our vaccination clinics are operated in cooperation with the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit, which distributes the available vaccines. We […]