Neyaashiinigmiing is currently in pandemic lockdown. Non-Essential Band Offices and Programs will be closed until January 28, 2021, subject to weekly reassessment. Residents are asked to diligently follow all pandemic protocols. Non-resident members are asked to limit all visits to Neyaashiinigmiing to essential trips only. Non-member visitors will not be admitted at this time.

Latest Updates

The Truth About Social Distancing

These ideas have come from an open letter written by Professor Jonathon Smith, a lecturer in epidemiology at Yale University while completing a PhD at Emory University. There are two truths about social distancing that should be emphasized and clarified. Social distancing is tiresome and frustrating, but it does work. The people you live with […]

Food Bank Volunteers Working to Keep the Community Safe

While most of us are sheltering at home and maintaining social distance, the Nawash Food Bank volunteers are working hard all week to keep the food and necessaries stocked and organized. The Food Bank is available to all Neyaashiinigmiing residents, and may be accessed twice monthly by each household. While the Food Bank is open […]

Request for bids for Lawn Maintenance Contractor

The Chippewas of Nawash Board of Education is seeking bids for lawn maintenance for the Board of Education office grounds only. The contract will be awarded for the season April 2020 to October 2023. Please carefully review all the contract terms here.

Dedicated Help Line for Indigenous People Applying for Federal Benefits

The Federal government has relaxed some regulations around who can apply for and receive Employment Insurance, and the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), and made benefits retroactive in some  cases as well. Reports indicate that applicants are receiving funds under the programs in under a week. These developments have made the Chippewas of Nawash […]

Band Office Temporarily Closed

To all community members: An employee in the band office has developed flu-like symptoms and is resting at home. The employee has consulted a doctor and the symptoms do NOT indicate a COVID-19 test is necessary. The employee is taking medical advice to self-quarantine for 14 days, in case the illness should worsen or develop […]