Partners – First Nations

We are proud to have had the opportunity to work with the following first nations communities here in our beautiful Manitoba, Canada:

Black River First Nation
Black River is located 138 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg and approximately 36 kilometres north of the community of Powerview/Pinefalls, Manitoba. The population of the First Nation is 980 and the primary language used is Ojibwe, and the community is accessible year round by a paved road, which intersects PTH 304 (6.4 km to the east).

Sagkeeng First Nation
Sagkeeng is comprised of Anicinabe people who have resided at or near the Fort Alexander Indian Reserve #3 located along the Winnipeg River and Traverse Bay, since time immemorial. The ancestors of the Anicinabe people of Sagkeeng signed Treaty 1 in 1871. The Fort Alexander Indian Reserve of approximately 21,674 acres was surveyed in 1874 and has a current band membership of 7,637 people with approximately 3,352 living on reserve.

Hollow Water First Nation
Hollow Water is located approximately 190 kilometres north of Winnipeg and within the Precambrian shield region of Manitoba. Hollow Water First Nation is accessible by an all-weather road via PR#304. No air service is available and the nearest airport is located in Bissett, Manitoba. Grey Goose Bus Lines serves Pine Falls on a daily basis. As of February, 2018, Hollow Water First Nation has a total population of 1,978.

Red Sucker Lake First Nation
A remote fly-in community without road access, Red Sucker Lake has an approximate population of 869 individuals.

York Factory First Nation
York Landing is located along the eastern bank of the Nelson River, roughly half-way between Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay, and it is located 116 kilometers from Thompson, Manitoba. The community has a population of 464 and it consists of 118 dwellings.

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation is an Anishinaabe (Saulteaux/Ojibwa) First Nation. As of May 2010, the First Nation had a registered population of 1,733 people, of which their own on-reserve population was 598. The main reserve of Brokenhead 4 is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of St. Clements, except for a small lakeshore on Lake Winnipeg.

Peguis First Nation
Peguis First Nation is the largest First Nation community in Manitoba, with a population of approximately 10,000 people of Ojibway and Cree descent, and is located 190 km north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Sandy Bay First Nation
Located 165 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg and 90 kilometers from Portage la Prairie, the reserve is accessible by all-weather roads via provincial highways #16 and #50 north from Portage la Prairie.. Approximately three quarters of this land is committed to farming. Located in the lowlands with a gentle rise westward from Lake Manitoba, most of the shoreline along the lake consists of a fine sand beach bordered by Balsam Popular and Trembling Aspen.

Ebb and Flow First Nation
Ebb and Flow First Nation is located on Ebb and Flow Lake after which it is named. It is about 180 km from Winnipeg, and lies on the west side of Lake Manitoba, on Hwy 278. The reserve is known as Ebb and Flow 52. It is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Alonsa.

Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is a town in Manitoba, Canada located on the northwestern shore of Lake Winnipeg where the Saskatchewan River enters the lake. As the name implies, the river had a significant drop at this point (more than 75 feet in less than 3 miles). PTH 6, the primary roadway in the region, crosses the Saskatchewan River at the Grand Rapids bridge.

Tataskweyak Cree Nation
The vision of the Tataskweyak Cree is to be a self-governing First Nation within Canada. We strive to secure social, economic and cultural benefits sufficient to sustain our people, through the shared use of resources within the Tataskweyak Resource Management Area. We do this while sustaining the natural environment through careful management based on the understanding of the interrelatedness of all things.