Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

Black Lake

This Anishinabe (Chipewyan or Chippewan) community of Black Lake (Chicken 224), is an extremely isolated Anishinabe settlement in far northern Saskatchewan, about 60 miles or 96 kilometers south of the Northwest Territories, and 57 miles or 91 kilometers east of Fond du Lac, Saskatchewan, and 147 miles or 236 kilometers west of Lac Brochet, Manitoba, and 121 miles or 194 kilometers northwest of Lac La Hache, Saskatchewan. It must be considered by the Akaitcho Chippewan Nation as one of their communities. The population of Black Lake is 1,070 according to the 2011 census. Black Lake has a total of 219 housing units. The average household size is 5.0 persons per housing unit. About 1,045 speak the corrupted form of Anishinabe known as Dene. About 20 of the residents of Black Lake are non Indian. Black Lake is also known as Chicken 224. Below is a map of the Akaitcho Nation settlement of Chicken 224 or Black Lake. Another small settlement is a part of the Black Lake Chippewan community. It is Chicken 225. It's 2011 population is 46. It has 12 housing units.

Map of Black Lake or Chicken 224

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