Beausoleil First Nation -

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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.


Wednesday September 2, 2015

Greetings all,

Please find a new Ferry Schedule that will be in effect for the next 3 month. The new schedule will commence Tuesday, September 8, 2015. After which it will be evaluated, and possibly adopted should it be found feasible and that it meets the needs of our community and its employees.

Kindest Regards,

Beausoleil First Nation Transportation Department

Community News and Events

August 28, 2015 - Employment Opportunities

August 26, 2015 - Community Trust Meeting

August 10, 2015 - Members Only Information (Aanit 2015) - Log into Members Only

July 27, 2015 - Updated Visitor Guide

July 22, 2015 - Farmer's Market 2015

January 9, 2015 - Log into Members Only - For Nookmis news!

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