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

Community Re-Opening Survey

We have been incredibly fortunate to not have any cases of COVID-19 in Neyaashiinigmiing thus far. The Council is truly grateful for the inspiring level of concern and leadership from all residents responsibly following safety guidelines. We have taken the first steps towards re-opening the community by allowing our non-residents members to visit. The Council […]

Fond Farewell to Housing Manager Shane Chegahno

We regret to announce that Housing Manager Shane Chegahno will be leaving the Chippewas of Nawash administration. Shane has been an asset to the entire community with his experience and outstanding professionalism in the management of our housing portfolio. Staff and partners have always universally commended his good nature and great work ethic. The Chief, […]

Job Opportunities Available

If you’re in the job market, head over to our Employment Opportunities page where we’ve posted a number of new opportunities for members, both inside and outside Neyaashiinigmiing. Property Monitor Family Services Supervisor Interviewer, Research Coordinator Large Boat Captain Small Boat Operator

Face Coverings Required in Neyaashiinigmiing

Until a reliable vaccine is developed and tested, COVID-19 will continue to be a real and significant threat to communities everywhere. This is especially true in vulnerable communities like Neyaashiinigmiing where a large number of people have pre-existing medical conditions that could make contracting the disease far more serious. With so few treatment options, our […]

New Water Treatment Plant Environmental Assessment Continues

LGL Environmental is returning to Neyaashiinigmiing to continue the environmental assessment work for the new water treatment plant. Be advised that LGL will be in the community before 8:00 AM on the mornings of July 23 and July 27, 2020, to conduct botanical surveys at the location of the new water treatment plant, in the […]

Application Deadline for Grocery Gift Card

Applications for a $150 Grocery Gift Card are still being accepted. The application deadline is August 31, 2020, 4:30 PM. You will need to supply an acceptable proof of address with your application. Details are available on the application page. Applications or proofs sent by regular mail must be postmarked no later than August 31, 2020. […]

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