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Current Chippewas of
Rama First Nation
owned businesses include:

  • Ojibway Bay Marina, operating since 1969
  • Shell Station and Convenience Store
  • Casino Rama Complex:
    • Entertainment Centre
    • Casino
    • Hotel
  • MASK Fitness Centre
  • MASK Arena
  • The “The Shops at Rama” located in the Casino Rama complex including:
  • Rama First Nation partnered with the Samson Cree Nation of Alberta and the Ktunaxa Kinbasket Tribal Council of British Columbia in St. Eugene’s Golf, Resort and Casino which is located near Cranbrook, British Columbia.

Programs, Services and Facilities

We are pleased to provide our community with exceptional programs, services and facilities including:

  • Getsidjig Endaawaad “Where our Elders/Seniors Reside” Seniors Home and Extended Care Facility
  • Rama Health Centre, Health and Social Services
  • Chippewas of Rama Community and Family Services
  • Mnjikaning Arena and Sports Ki (MASK) Recreation Centre
  • Education:
    • Early Childcare Education Facility Biinoojiinsag Kinoomawgewgamig “a place for our young children to learn”
    • Mnjikaning Kendaaswin “place of learning” Elementary School
    • Post-Secondary Programs
    • Adult Education
  • Human Resources
  • Chippewas of Rama Fire and Rescue Service
  • Chippewas of Rama Police Service
  • Chippewas of Rama Emergency Medical Service (EMS)
  • Building Inspection and Permits
  • Housing
  • Lands and Membership
  • Security and By-Law
  • Recreation
  • Language and Culture
  • Communications
  • Landfill and Recycling
  • Public Works and Maintenance
  • Health and Safety
  • Finance
  • Library and Computer Laboratory
  • Economic Development
  • General Counsel

Our First Nation community is proud of our history, Ojibway language and culture. In celebration of our heritage, we hold a Powwow annually in August and our First Nations Day celebrations on June 21st.

In keeping with our history as “the gathering place” or sharing place and our entrepreneurial spirit, Chippewas of Rama First Nation owns Casino Rama, a facility which attracts over 11,000 visitors daily. The Casino complex includes a 5000-seat Entertainment Centre and 286-room 4-star Hotel, attractions which enhance the tremendous success of the casino. We share the net profits from the complex with all 134 First Nations in Ontario

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