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Chippewas of the Thames

What’s New (Updated February 13th/17)

  1. Check out this month’s February 2017 Mazinigan!
  2. New info regarding the Tobacco Law!
  3. Remember the “Water is Life” Essay winners? read it here Water is Life Essays
  4.  Enbridge Pipeline: Not Worth the Risk


Come on out & Share your stories from Chippewa!

Lets end our Week Long Events off with a fun filled evening with Ryan McMahon!

See whats happening this week!

– Week Long Events –


The Cottfn Tobacco Technical Team would like to further engagethe community on the Tobacco Law. please join us on Feb 25th from 9am-12pm at the Council Chambers.

Cynthia Tribe, CTFN Librarian, with student at grand opening of library

Cynthia Tribe, CTFN Librarian, with student at grand opening of library.

The library has a new home. On January 12, Cynthia Tribe, Chippewa’s librarian, spent the day signing up residents of Chippewa for their new library cards at the the grand opening of Chippewa’s library in its new home at the community centre.

Classes on Wednesdays
Held at the Heritage Centre from 6-8pm

We make it easy for our community members to stay informed on upcoming events.

If you are a member of COTTFN, please contact Beulah Kechego with your email or any updated address changes.

Email: Phone: 519-289-5555 x273


We are the Anishinaabeg of the territory of Deshkaan Ziibing, also known as Chippewas of the Thames First Nation. We call ourselves Anishinabek which means the original people. We are known as the Ojibway, which are a band of the Algonquin language family who originally migrated to the Great Lakes area from the north-eastern region of North America. Our political alliances are with the Odawa (Ottawa) and Bodaywadami (Pottawatomi) who together form the Three Fires Confederacy.

We are a forward thinking nation with a strong grasp of our traditional values. Through culture, heritage and continued education we are working towards a better future and towards being a self-governing First Nation. We are located on the north bank of the Thames River approximately 20 km southwest of London, Ontario. The majority of Southwestern Ontario is our modern traditional territory.

Please feel free to explore our website.

Miigwech, Chief White-Eye

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