Curve Lake First Nation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Canadian Aboriginal Government
State/Country:Ontario, Canada
Summary Information:
The Curve Lake First Nation lies in the Kawartha Lakes Region, on a peninsula between Chemong and Buckhorn Lakes. The land was first settled in 1882, and was declared a reserve in 1889. The First Nation now has a membership of just over 1760 members. The First Nation governance structures include one Gimaa (chief) and eight Councillors. The First Nation government provides services in relation to:
  • Education, including the Curve Lake First Nation School. The education services also make available support to First Nation post-secondary students wishing to further their qualifications;
  • Health, which provides a holistic approach to services based on Anishnaabe values;
  • Economic development, including a small business loan fund and support to the economic development of the Nation;
  • Capital projects, and the maintenance of all First Nations owned property, waste reduction, landfill and public works;
  • Membership, including the issuing of status cards, registering briths, marriages and deaths; and
  • Lands, including the co-management, with Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, of the administration of all reserve lands.

  • Related Entries

  • Anishnaabe Government Agreement - Signatory
  • Anishnaabe Government Agreement First Nation Ratification Process - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • United Anishnaabeg Councils - Member

  • Glossary

    First Nations People of Canada