Fort Alexander (Sagkeenh)
Located along the southeastern shores of huge Lake Winnipeg, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Fort Alexander has a population of 2,099. The population has decreased by 22 since the 2006 census. It is also known as Sagkeenh. They could be descended from the Saginaw Chippewa's of Michigan. The Chippewa community has 561 housing units with 531 occupied. The average household size is 3.9 persons per housing unit. Nearly all the citizens of the community are Indian, excepting around 10. Most (around 500) work for the Pine Falls Paper Company. Manitoba Hydro also employs many of the Fort Alexander citizens. Around 20% of the community's citizens speak Anishinabe. Around 20% of the community's citizens are unemployed. Below are several links to google earth photos of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation community of Fort Alexander.