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.
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has completed a requested review of the cost estimate for the new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and committed significant additional funds for the project. When the project was first approved in 2019, ISC earmarked $24M for design and construction costs. We had hoped that the funding would cover the new WTP […]
In October 2020, the trial of two longstanding Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) claims was concluded. The trial considered a claim about SON’s ownership of lands under water, and a claim seeking redress from Canada and Ontario for a broken promise to protect some of SON’s lands. The trial of both claims began on April 23, […]
CNUFN and Lion’s Head community members are holding a walk in Lion’s Head, on July 3rd, called “Can You Hear Me? Together A Walk Of Healing”. Scheduled to start at 7:00 PM, the walk is in honour of all children who attended residential schools, especially the 215 Indigenous children found in unmarked graves near the […]
The Lands Department is seeking energetic young members to act as Youth Property Monitors. The monitors will watch over the Nochemowenaing site, as well as be a steward of the site and Neyaashiinigmiing. Youth Property Monitors will promote awareness of Nochemowenaing’s history and the importance of the site, protect sites from human interference and other […]
The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation is developing a Land Use Plan and Capital Infrastructure Plan for the community. Both plans will establish a vision for the future of our community and a path to get there. We’ve created a survey with Shared Value Solutions, an Indigenous consulting firm we’ve retained to assist with […]