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.

Transportation Update

Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:29 p.m.

Please be advised that the push barge provided by Groves Marine has been extended for use until the end of August. Capacity is 8 vehicles and no passengers are allowed to accompany vehicles. Passengers must utilize the passenger only ferry M.V. Indian Maiden. Fees remain the same.

View Push Barge Schedule


Notice to resident vehicle owners

Notice to resident vehicle owners - Posted June 3, 2016

Community News and Events

June 27, 2016 - Secondary Student Expression of Interest

June 27, 2016 - Chief and Council Inauguration

June 27, 2016 - Statement of Votes

June 24, 2016 - Employment Opportunity

June 15, 2016 - Power Skating Info and Registration Form

May 18, 2016 - 2016 Visitor Guide

May 3, 2016 - Self Esteem Sessions

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