Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
North Ile a la Crosse
Located between Buffalo Narrows and Lac la Plunge, is the Chippewa community of North Ile a la Crosse. According to the 2011 census, the population of Ile a la Crosse (that includes both North and South) is 1,365. It increased by 24 from the 2006 census of 1,341. The two settlements cover 23.84 sq. km., or 9.0 sq. mi. The villages have 443 total housing units with 425 occupied. The average household size is 3.2 persons per housing unit. Though the village is Chippewa, Ile a la Crosse has a large mixed population. Over 200 still speak Anishinabe at the two villages. North Ile a la Crosse is about three blocks from South Ile a la Crosse. Below are several links to google earth photos of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation community of North Ile a la Crosse.