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 – Teaching Assistant

The Nawash Board of Education is seeking a qualified Teaching Assistant for Kikendaasogamig Elementary School, in a contract position for the fall semester. Our children and our school are unique and are just waiting for the perfect candidate to add their experiences to ours. The delivery of education is just one of many areas in […]

Chippewas of Nawash Offers Food Support to Off-Reserve Members

The Chippewas of Nawash is pleased to announce the launch of a food support program for off-reserve members. The Council understands that the COVID-19 crisis has increased the stress on all households, whether that is caused by a lack of employment, or the health concerns of risking infection by simply shopping for groceries. In response […]

Large Item Pick-Up Scheduled for June 16

The Nawash Roads Department advises that Large Item Pick-Up will begin on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. If you have a large household item to dispose of, mark your calendar now and get ready to de-clutter your space. Large items include things like furniture, appliances, and household machinery. All large items must be left at the […]

Chippewas of Nawash COVID-19 Response Spending

The Chippewas of Nawash COVID-19 response has consumed significant First Nation resources. While the pandemic is far from over, according to most medical experts, the Council and Administration have published the spending on COVID-19 response to date, for community information. COVID-19 Response Spending to May 16, 2020

School to Remain Closed for Remainder of Semester

The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education have carefully monitored the developments of the pandemic. In the interest of protecting the health and safety of our children, families, staff and community, the Kikendaasogamig Elementary School will remain closed until the end of June. The Board recognizes that education instruction and learning has […]

Neyaashiinigmiing Testing and Results

COVID-19 Testing Update: The Nawash Health Centre is pleased to report that the results for all tests conducted at the May 12 and May 19 test clinics are NEGATIVE. There are no confirmed COVID-19 cases in Neyaashiinigmiing at this time. Tuesday, May 26 is the last scheduled day of testing. The Testing Clinic will be […]

Chief’s Video Statement – May 29
Posted on June 1, 2020

Chief Greg Nadjiwon's latest video statement to the community.

Watch it here: YouTube