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Nipissing First Nation (NFN) is classified as an urban reserve and is located
on the north shore of Lake Nipissing, approximately 320 kilometres north of
Toronto. The Nipissing Nationís land base spans over 30 kilometers between the
City of North Bay to the east and the Municipality of West Nipissing to the
west. The people of Nipissing First Nation, known as the Nbisiing Anishinaabeg,
are of Ojibway and Algonquin descent and have lived in the area of Lake
Nipissing since time immemorial.
The flag is white with the emblem centred depicting a deer but composed of elements of a forest scene, two faces in profile, and the name.