Located in north central Saskatchewan closer to Alberta than Manitoba, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Big River has a population of 2,244 according to the 2011 census. The community has 315 housing units and an average household size of 7.1 persons per housing unit. Around 820 continue to speak Anishinabe at Big River. In Anishinabe, Big River would be pronounced as Kit-chay Sip-pi. Many of the housing units are located around Little Whitefish Lake. There is no real town or village. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Big River.