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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Current Initiatives

Latest News

The sky is the limit for Hiawatha’s citizens as community hub goes solar

Bullfrog Power and BASF join the Hiawatha First Nation in unveiling a solar installation on the community’s flagship business and gathering place HIAWATHA, ON, October 16, 2018 – The Hiawatha First Nation is celebrating a new solar installation on the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business and gathering place. The 22-kilowatt (kW) installation is… Read more…

Hiawatha First Nation Fire Services in partnership with the Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan Fire Department purchases new equipment

HIAWATHA, ON, March 16, 2018 – Hiawatha First Nation Fire Services is the proud recipient of an Enbridge Safe Communities grant. The monies from this grant have been utilized to purchase equipment that will assist the fire department in enhancing the safety of firefighters, allowing them to more efficiently protect the communities of Hiawatha First… Read more…

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