We are the people of G'Chimnissing in southern Georgian Bay

Beausoleil First Nation rests in the southern tip of Georgian Bay on Christian, Beckwith and Hope Islands.
These magnificent islands are home to many.

Much history can be found on the islands. More recently with the Forked Three-awned Grass. This species of grass is nicknamed "Ice Age Grass" found throughout Christian Island and is currently on the Species at Risk list.

BFN Response Level 2

Important Notice

The islands of Christian, Beckwith and Hope continue to be closed to the general public.

It is strongly recommended that members travel with their status cards for verification of membership should it be required.

Please click to visit for more information about our Covid-19 response

Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.

Important Updates

Important EOT Update - Added July 29, 2020

Important Lands Update - Added July 29, 2020

Ferry Schedule - Added July 29, 2020

Link to Visitor Registration Form Members and immediate family only - Added June 15, 2020

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

August 6, 2020 - Education Awards and Bursaries - New deadline date!

August 6, 2020 - Employment Opportunities - Updated!

August 6, 2020 - Beautification Committee Recruiting!

August 4, 2020 - Harvester's Meeting - August 6, 2020

July 31, 2020 - Annual General Meeting - Virtual!

July 23, 2020 - Invitational Tender - New Construction