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

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Peterborough Public Health Issues Third Frostbite Alert of the Season

Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the third Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -26 or lower from Wednesday, February 19 to the morning of Thursday, February 20. Extreme cold events are a potentially… Read more…

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians

To begin raising awareness on water issues, AIAI will be supporting all seven member Nations in their celebration of World Water Day on March 22, 2020. Additionally, there will be a main event hosted in Batchewana First Nation with a new community selected to host the main event each year. Details to follow shortly. MOHAWKS… Read more…

Novel Coronavirus infection: FAQ

The Government of Canada has made available a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Novel Coronavirus. The FAQ is accessible via the link below: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/frequently-asked-questions.html

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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