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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COVID-19 Update #8 to Citizens, HFN Residents and OSM Residents

Aaniin Citizens, HFN Residents and OSM Residents, It has been 3 weeks since we took down the check point station as part of our Stage 1 re-opening process, and have since worked on our Stage 2 re-opening plan. Stage 2 re-opening will be effective July 10, 2020 – please see information below: Stage 2 Re-Opening:… Read more…

Best Practices Surrounding Status Cards During COVID-19

In response to questions received from First Nations members, citizens, and stakeholders, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is proactively sharing information to ensure that registered persons with a status card can access programs, services, rights and benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. All ISC offices for Indian status and secure status card applications are closed until further… Read more…

Swimming Season Kicks Off at Local Beaches

*** PLEASE NOTE: The Hiawatha First Nation Shelter-in-place Order is in effect, and beaches are currently closed to the general public *** Public Health Inspectors Testing Water Quality Follow @Ptbohealth on Twitter for Regular Updates Click to listen to an audio message from Brittany Cadence The weather has warmed up kicking off swimming season at… Read more…

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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