Located in north central Saskatchewan about 36 miles west of Manitoba and 9 miles east of Red Earth, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Pakwaw Lake which is also known as Shoal Lake, has a population of 782 according to the 2011 census. The community has 95 housing units and an average household size of 7.9 persons per housing unit. Around 540 continue to speak Anishinabe at Pakwaw Lake. In Anishinabe, Pakwaw Lake would be pronounced as Pa-kwaw Za-ga-i-gan. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Pakwaw Lake.