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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Letter to Citizens – Land Code

Hiawatha First Nation Citizens, Hiawatha First Nation (HFN) has been developing our community Land Code. The HFN Land Code has been developed in keeping with the Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management (Framework Agreement), which is a government-to-government agreement with Canada that allows First Nations to resume and exercise their own jurisdiction, control and… Read more…

Hiawatha and PTBOStrong have partnered to help raise funds to save lives!!

  PTBOStrong is a Non-Profit Federal Incorporation that came to fruition due to the opioid epidemic facing the City of Peterborough. The name was chosen to symbolize the need for the Community to come together and raise funds. Funds that will be directed to areas such as awareness and education, homelessness, health and wellness, existing… Read more…

IPAC Lapse at Kawartha Endodontics in Peterborough

 Although Risk is Low, Patients Advised to Contact Their Healthcare Provider to Discuss Testing for Bloodborne Infections Peterborough Public Health is reaching out to advise patients of Kawartha Endodontics about a potential risk of bloodborne infection. Patients of Kawartha Endodontics who received treatment before July 16, 2019 are being advised to make an appointment with… 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