Located in southern Northwest Territories, is the Athabascan (Beaver)and Chippewa
settlement of Hay River Dene 1 which has a population of 309, and the city of Hay River which has a population of 3,648 with
1,600 being Indian. When including Hay River Dene 1, the city of Hay River becomes nearly half Indian. Non Indians make up
2,010 of the settlements 3,957 population. There are 1,494 total housing units in the
settlement with 1,318 occupied at the present time. That gives hay river dene 1 a 3.0 persons per housing unit
average which is normal for Chippewa settlements. The Anishinabe and Beaver languages are doing well there. Around 460
speak in their native languages. Below are
several links to pictures of the Chippewa settlement of Hay River Dene 1, Northwest Territories.