The Chippewas of Rama First Nation is under the emergency stay-at-home order issued by the province and effective on April 8th, 2021. New restrictions are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please stay home, limit trips to essential needs and continue the practices that have kept our community safe. Indoor and outdoor gatherings are restricted to members of your household.
The Rama First Nation administration will remain open. The Government Offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All other buildings remain closed. Many of our staff are working from home in order to reduce numbers and risk in the workplace. Please contact the individual or department before coming to the office to make an appointment or find out about protocols in place.
Limit your close contact to those people within your own household, mask and maintain 2-metre physical distance from everyone else. A 3-layer mask is recommended for added protection at this time. We have to think of new and different ways to connect with each other in order to protect our community. Please refer to information from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit.
Be safe and well. Miigwech
Throughout our history, the Chippewas of Rama First Nation have been known as a caring, sharing people. Our Chippewa territory has been called ‘the gathering place’ where travellers rested before continuing on their journey, where great meetings were held and important agreements signed. From the earliest of times, our people have been entrepreneurs, artisans, craftsmen, hunters and fishermen. We later operated as guides throughout the area for tourists, marketed crafts and produce.
We invite you to learn more about our community, whose pride in Ojibwe traditions and restoring traditional ecological knowledge are at the forefront of community visioning. This stands alongside progressive programs, economic development initiatives and member services.
Gchi miigwech for visiting the Chippewas of Rama First Nation website.