The State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing has been extended until May 31, 2021. As of April 8, 2021, the Province of Ontario has entered a provincewide stay-at-home-order, to continue for at least 4 weeks. Grey Zone COVID-19 safety limitations will be in effect in Neyaashiinigmiing during this period. Band Offices and Programs remain open. Please call ahead when visiting any Program or Administration office. Residents are asked to diligently follow all pandemic protocols. 

Access to Neyaashiinigmiing is currently restricted to members and their immediate families, and necessary services. Non-resident members are asked to limit all visits to Neyaashiinigmiing to essential trips only. Please review the Visitor Rules.

Latest Updates

UGuelph Students and Professor Donate Needed Supplies to Chippewas of Nawash

With governments and institutions around the world all scrambling to gather the supplies necessary to mount an effective pandemic response, Chippewas of Nawash staff and leadership have been working overtime to procure the same materials for the community. University of Guelph students Emma Anderson and Moira Germann-Cisterna, with the help of Professor Kim Anderson, Department […]

Jordan’s Principle Assistance Available for Community Children

The entire world is thinking about health and welfare right now, more than any other time in living memory. Nawash Home and Community Care would like to remind parents, caregivers and members that Jordan’s Principle ensures that even in these dark days, First Nations children are entitled to the same support and care as non-native […]

Fire Chief Calls for Ban on Open Fires

Fire Chief Nick Saunders, with the support of the Chief and Council, asks that all residents of Neyaashiinigmiing refrain from starting open fires of any kind, including brush-burning, campfires, bonfires, and cook-outs. The fire department is supporting the community in many different ways during the pandemic crisis, in addition to their primary duties as front-line […]

Health Centre Open on Friday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For the safety of staff and the public, Band services are running on limited hours during the pandemic. The Health Centre will be open on Friday, however, between the hours of 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM for medication and cheque pick-up. Please let others in the community know, electronically or by phone, and practice social […]

Wellness Centre Adjusts Operations in Response to Pandemic

Nawash’s Kina Waa Noojmojig Nanaweing Wellness Centre has adjusted it’s operating hours in order to comply with the best medical advice to social distance and avoid direct contact with others. The dedicated staff want to remind the community that they are still there to offer support during this difficult time. Clinical Supervisor April Jones has […]