Chief Elsie Bouchie Culture Camp

Berens River First Nation will establish a camp to revitalize culture, restore traditional roles, strengthen identities, and empower community members to work as leaders to end systemic racism and gender-based violence. The camp will be located at Pigeon River 13A, and will consist of a Main Lodge (1,672 sq. ft. modular building) as well as six, two-bedroom cabins (728 sq. ft.). The construction will include wooden accessibility ramps for each of the cabins and the Main Lodge, constructed by local carpenters. 

Latest update

May 3, 2023 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Intent to Make a Determination - Start of Public Comment Period - April 4, 2023


Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
10 Wellington Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H4
Telephone: 1-800-567-9604

  • Location

    • Pigeon River 13A (Manitoba)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Recreation and Tourism
    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Berens River First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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