M'Chigeeng (pronounced shih-geeng) First Nation which means "village enclosed by stepped cliffs" is the second-largest reserve on Manitoulin, it was settled in the middle of the 19th century when natives from Wikwemikong relocated there, and has since flourished. Located centrally on the Island where Highways 540 and 551 meet, at the base of the bay for which it was named until recently, the town is rich in the Ojibwe culture.