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Centrally located on Manitoulin Island within the Great Lakes Region of
Northern Ontario, Canada, the heart of the community is located within the bay
surrounded by the North Channel of Lake Huron. The First Nation formerly known
as West Bay, proudly changed the name of the community to M'Chigeeng (Pronounced
Shi-geeng). MíChigeeng is now home to the Anishinabek of the Three Fires
Confederacy: Odawa, Ojibway and the Pottawattomi Nations. The total Registered
Population of M'Chigeeng First Nation 2,543.
The flag depicts a map of a bay with trees on the headlands and a stylized eagle in the center.