Beausoleil First Nation - www.chimnissing.ca

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Chimnissing welcomes you...

May, 2013

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Beausoleil First Nation rests in the southern tip of Georgian Bay on Christian, Beckwith and Hope Islands. These magnificent islands are home to the Chippewa people. Much history can be found on the islands. More recently with the Forked Three-awned Grass. This species of grass is nicknamed "Ice Age Grass" found throughout Christian Island and is currently on the Species at Risk list.

Christian Island is home to about 700 residents year round and many others during the summer months. Tourism is abundant in Christian Island, for more information on tourism, please visit the Economic Development link found on this page.

Community News and Events

September 22, 2014 - Lands Fall Newsletter

September 22, 2014 - Reminder - Community Meeting this Saturday. Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m. - Details in members only.

September 16, 2014 - Coming soon The G'chi Mnissing Ojibwe People's Dictionary

September 16, 2014 - Catering Tender

September 16, 2014 - News from the Economic Development Office. Please log into Members Only

September 2, 2014 - Library hours for September 2014

August 28, 2014 - Language & Culture Revitalization Workshops - Contact Clayton King - For more information.

August 18, 2014 - Invitation to BFN Artisans

July 28, 2014 - Fitness Centre Hours

March 6, 2014 - MEMBERS! Please send us an email if you would like to be added to our email distribution list.

March 21, 2011 - Please update your address if you have relocated within the past 12 months. Send an email to: Membership.

Mini Gallery

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Spring Thaw - By Vicki Monague - 2014 Tipi at Douglas Lake Big Sand Bay Sand Ladder - By M. Renee Jamieson 2004
West Beach 2004 - By M. Renee Jamieson 2004 South Beach Dune - By M. Renee Jamieson 2004 Lighthouse Point - By M. Renee Jamieson 2004
Dock at Sunset - By Candace Deidre Sylvester Ferry Ride - By Hannah Jamieson Lighthouse Point - By M. Renee Jamieson 2004

Photos courtesy of Vicki Monague, M.R Jamieson, H.K Jamieson and Candace D. Sylvester



Contact Us!

We are available by phone, snail mail, fax and email:


11 Ogemaa Miikaan
Christian Island, ON
L9M 0A9
Phone: (705) 247-2051
Fax: (705) 247-2239
Email: info@chimnissing.ca