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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Elders Centre

  • Offers a community drop-in senior's centre
  • Provides regular educational workshops, especially for youth to learn skills such as baking, cooking and handwork
  • Partners with M'Chigeeng Wellness Centre for activities and a monthly combined calendar which lists activities each month at each organization, posted on website
  • Hosts health-related workshops presented by the community's Health Nursing team

Activities and workshops offered include:
  • Annual spring collection of sap from local Sugar Bushes to make maple syrup
  • Baking and cooking items such as bread, scones, headcheese and traditional dishes
  • Pancake days
  • Craft making
  • Sewing and quilting classes
  • Monthly birthday celebrations to honour seniors over 60 years of age
  • Valentines and special occasion teas and bingo
  • Group outings and out-of-town trips
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation

Age Requirements: Ages: 55 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Registration required for out-of-town trips; contact Elders Outreach Worker
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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