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As long as the sun shines, the grass grows, and the river flows



Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide quality services and programs that are coordinated and responsive to the needs of our people. All services and programs will be aimed at making our community progressive and self sustaining, while recognizing that our treaty relationship is paramount.


A Place to Call Your Own

Imagine having your own cottage in a pristine wilderness setting while having all the amenities of home available just minutes away!

A Place to Call Your Own

Imagine experiencing the wonders of nature from your cottage, surrounded on three sides by thousands of square miles of pristine wilderness, and adjacent to the new Fisher Bay Provincial Park that extends to the north and east of the development.

A Place to Call Your Own

Imagine experiencing the beauty of the majestic boreal forests, the soothing sounds of waves lapping on sandy beaches, and the sounds and sights of the abundant variety of wildlife and birds that share this wilderness with you.

A Place to Call Your Own

Imagine summer days swimming and lazing on the magnificent sandy beaches, and fishing in the fresh clean waters of this northern basin of Lake Winnipeg.

A Place to Call Your Own

Imagine the many outdoor experiences that you can enjoy right from your cottage, while a full range of amenities is available to you year round in the Fisher River Cree Nation community just ten minutes from your cottage.

A Place to Call Your Home

Let your dreams become a reality. Visit the Bay River subdivision and take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to own your own cottage lot in this pristine wilderness area.


"Another year has come and gone and with it new projects, new partnerships and an outlook for a successful and prosperous future has been solidified."

− Chief David Crate | 2013 Progress Report

"We will continue to work with interested First Nations to enable the development of their lands and resources, ensuring the conditions for strong, self-sufficient and prosperous communities."

− Minister Valcourt | FRCN Signs First Nations Land Management Regime

"Working together we can create more economic opportunity and prosperity for First Nations families"

− Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson | FRCN Signs Historical Consultation Protocol

"This project is the first of its kind in the world."

− Premier Greg Selinger | Geothermal Partnership


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Amphibex on Fisher River

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Manitoba’s Amphibex ice-breaker began breaking up the ice in Fisher River Cree Nation this past week. This is a necessary step for flood-fighting in the community. The Amphibex is a 24-ton ice-breaking machine that will break through the ice to…


Chief David Crate Receives Diamond Jubilee Award

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FRCN chief, David Crate was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in the merit category of Public Service. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this…


FRCN Signs First Nations Land Management Regime

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By signing the Framework Agreement, Fisher River Cree Nation can now begin the process of opting out of 34 land-related sections of the Indian Act and assume greater control over their reserve land and resources. The FNLM regime enables First…


Sacred Pipe Ceremony

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Chief David Crate joined Elder Dr. Tobasonakwut Kinew and Dr. Phil Fontaine in honouring UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy – Waapshki Pinaysee Inini White Thunderbird Man, at a sacred Pipe Ceremony. Axworthy was recognized for his commitment to…



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