Beausoleil First Nation -

Pride Unity Strength Vision

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.

Ferry Schedule

Amended Ferry Schedule

Memo from the Education Department

August 18, 2014 Thank you to all 2014 graduates who have confirmed their status with the Education Department. Please be aware that August 1st 2014 was the deadline for students to confirm that they have graduated. As of August 18th 2014, we will not be processing any more requests for the 2014 Graduation Incentives.

Miigwech and congratulations,

The Education Department

Community News and Events

August 18, 2014 - Invitation to BFN Artisans

August 18, 2014 - Community Meeting - Details in Members Only

August 14, 2014 - BEAC Student Rep Recruitment

August 14, 2014 - BEAC Recruitment

August 12, 2014 - Community Garden Notice

July 28, 2014 - Fitness Centre Hours

June 18, 2014 - BFN Visitor Guide

June 12, 2014 - Beach Rules for 2014 - Released from the Lands Department

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