Mississaugii of Rice Lake

We, the Mississaugi of Hiawatha First Nation, are a vibrant, proud, independent, and healthy people balanced in the richness of our culture and traditional way of life.

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Citizen Communique #2: Shelter In Place Order

April 1, 2020 Aannii Citizens, This communique is to give notice that, effective immediately, Hiawatha First Nation has put a ‘Shelter In Place’ Order for our Community. Similar actions have been taken by a number of First Nations and Municipalities across Canada as we all move to do our part in containing the spread of… Read more…

Flood Watch Issued for the Region of Otonabee Conservation

Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other partners in flood emergency management. This FLOOD WATCH is issued to alert municipalities and residents that flood conditions are a possibility. Weather Forecast: A low pressure system that will enter… Read more…

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Employment Opportunities

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We proudly offer full-time, part-time and seasonal employment on a picturesque setting along the shores of Rice Lake


Hiawatha First Nation

Hiawatha First Nation