The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation occupy Neyaashiinigmiing Indian Reserve No. 27 on the eastern shore of the Saugeen (Bruce) Peninsula on Georgian Bay. The nation is named "Nawash" after Chief Nawash, who fought beside Tecumseh in the war of 1812. The present land base is 63.81 Km2. The community is approximately 26 Km from Wiarton, 64 Km from Owen Sound or 250 Km from Toronto.
The purpose of this web site is to provide the Chippewas of Nawash with an effective means of communicating with Band membership and the general public, on a variety of issues. This site is also a portal to resources regarding the Saugeen Ojibway land claims, fisheries, and other joint resource management issues.
The Saugeen Ojibway Nation
Collectively, the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and the Saugeen First Nation are referred to as the Saugeen Ojibway Nation Territories. The Nawash and Saugeen communities share traditional territories in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Information regarding joint resource management and joint initiatives is included on this site.