Even though all checkpoints will be removed on June 9th 2020, and to make sure we protect the elderly and every vulnerable person in Eeyou Istchee, the cree communities will remain closed until further notice

To plan your stay, we highly recommend you contact our team.

Thank you for your support and understanding. See you soon!

Waswanipi Chiiwetau

Events and Festivals


1, Chief Louis R. Gull Street
J0Y 3C0
819 753-2587
819 753-2555

Date to come

Chiiwetau means "Let's go home!" and is the annual gathering of the people of Waswanipi. It is a time to learn and to pass on traditional knowledge thanks to workshops such as paddle making, preparation of animal hides, cooking and other Cree teachings. Chiiwetau is open to everyone!