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.

Transportation - Update

Effective immediately the M.V. Indian Maiden will be providing regularly scheduled runs.

Ferry service will be operating on a regular schedule for the Easter Long Weekend

Community News and Events

April 16, 2014 - Save the date - Saturday May 3, 2014. Community Meeting

March 7, 2014 - April Recycling and Waste Calendar

March 21, 2014 - FNLM Overview

March 17, 2014 - Requirements for FNLM - Important information for BFN members

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

February 24, 2014 - Aboriginal Healthy Babies/Parent Resource Centre Information Booklet

February 4, 2014 - Lands Notice - Important read!

January 9, 2014 - 72 Hour Survival Kit

September 10, 2013 - Members! Visit the Lands page for information re: FNLM and Community Ratification Process.

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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Summers End at the Dock - By M. Renee Jamieson 2004 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 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