Calendar

Jun
18
Tue
Financial Workshop with CIBC – Garden Village @ Garden Village Gym
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
🔸Workshops will be livestreamed and recorded (to be uploaded to the NFN Membership Portal).
🔸Members will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with a CIBC representative after the workshop.
🔸Light refreshments will be served.
If you have any questions, please contact Chelsea Birmingham, Junior Finance Officer, at [email protected] or 705-753-2050 ext. 1255.
Jun
19
Wed
Candidates Night – 2024 Nipissing First Nation Election @ Garden Village Gym
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This event will be livestreamed to the NFN Membership Portal.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Fred Bellefeuille, Electoral Officer
705-845-1605
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jun
20
Thu
Nipissing Nation Heritage Day @ Garden Village Gym
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for a day of viewing various Nipissing Nation heritage projects and interact with project contributors.
Projects include the Lake Nipissing Beading Project, Nbisiing Guides, Nbisiing Names and Place Nishnaabemwin, and more.
For more information please contact:
Randy Penasse, Kendaaswin/Library Coordinator
[email protected]
705-753-2050 ext. 1231
Jun
21
Fri
Gnwaa Giizhgad Solstice @ Garden Village Band Office
Jun 21 @ 4:45 am – 6:30 pm
Itinerary:
4:45 a.m. – Sunrise Ceremony with light breakfast (65 Juniper Cres.)
1 p.m. – Welcoming and Various Activities
3 p.m. – Food Vendors Open for Dinner
4 p.m. – Select Activities Continue
5 p.m. – Grand Entry
6:30 p.m. – Closing (Flags & Eagle Staff Retirement)
Activities:
– Outside Nishnaabemwin Bingo
– Mnidooswaan “Sweat Lodge” Build (65 Juniper Cres.)
– 3-on-3 Ball Hockey Tournament (Register your team by Thursday, June 13 with Jon Watson at [email protected])
– Wild Tasting Station
– Beading and Crafts
– Face Painting
– Children’s Bouncy Inflatables
– Heritage Exhibit Panels
Food vendors serving Indigenous Tacos and BBQ. Dessert by Ever Cool Ice Cream. Available meal vouchers for NFN band members and invited guests.
For more information, please contact Mindy, Culture and Heritage Manager, at [email protected] or 705-753-2050 ext. 1260.
Full Moon Ceremony
Jun 21 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm

For NFN members and affiliates.

For more information, please contact Brady, Culture & Language Coordinator, at [email protected] or 705-753-2050 ext. 1232.

Jun
25
Tue
Duchesnay – Nipissing First Nation Treaty Annuity Payment @ Duchesnay Community Hall
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indigenous Services Canada – Ontario Region staff will be in Duchesnay on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to distribute the $4 Treaty Annuity Payments to registered NFN members.
Entitled individuals who are unable to attend in person may collect their treaty annuity payment any time by submitting the “Treaty Annuity Payment Request” form from Indigenous Services Canada: https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1592232608805/1592234588002
The Crown will continue to distribute $4 to beneficiaries until an agreement is reached on the future implementation of the Augmentation Promise.
Jun
26
Wed
Garden Village – Nipissing First Nation Treaty Annuity Payment @ Garden Village Council Chambers
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indigenous Services Canada – Ontario Region staff will be in Garden Village on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to distribute the $4 Treaty Annuity Payments to registered NFN members.
Entitled individuals who are unable to attend in person may collect their treaty annuity payment any time by submitting the “Treaty Annuity Payment Request” form from Indigenous Services Canada: https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1592232608805/1592234588002
The Crown will continue to distribute $4 to beneficiaries until an agreement is reached on the future implementation of the Augmentation Promise.