Curve Lake First Nation 35 Reserve

Curve Lake First Nation

The Curve Lake First Nation is Mississauga Ojibway First Nation located in Peterborough County of Ontario. The Curve Lake First Nations occupies three reserves, Curve Lake First Nation 35 Reserve, Curve Lake 35A Reserve and Islands in the Trent Waters Indian Reserve 36A, which they share the last two with other Mississauga Ojibway. The Curve Lake First Nation registered a population on these three reserves as 741 with additional 1,050 registered band members live off-reserves.

History

The Curve Lake Anishinaabe (Ojibway) community trace their origins to 1882 when a small band stopped settle about Curve Lake and Mud Lake. The community officially became a reserve in 1889. Mud Lake Band #35, became Curve Lake First Nation in 1964, with the Mud Lake 35 Indian Reserve becoming the Curve Lake First Nation 35 Indian Reserve.

Governance

The First Nation elect their leadership through the Act Electoral System for a two-year term. The First Nation's council consists of a chief and eight (8) councillors. The current chief is Irving "Keith" Knott. The councillors are Michael "Mike" Allison, Vanessa Boudreault, Edward Coppaway, Victor "Jay" Johnson, Robert Pierson, Leon Taylor, Stanley Taylor and Lorenzo Whetung. Their two-year term began on June 28, 2006.

Services

  • Education
  • Health and Family Services
  • Economic Development
  • Capital Projects
  • Public Works
  • Membership
  • Lands
  • Curve Lake Community Gaming Revenue Fund
  • Employment Resource Centre

Official address

Curve Lake First Nation
General Delivery
Curve Lake, ON K0L 1R0
Phone: (705) 657-8045
Fax: (705) 657-8708

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