Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

Sachigo Lake

This Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement is located in northwestern Ontario. Sachigo Lake is an isolated community which depends on planes and a winter road for food and other supplies to be brought in. The small settlement is located near a lake with the same name. According to the 2011 census, the population of Sachigo Lake is 443. Around 175 Sachigo Lake residents continue to speak Anishinabe. The community has 115 housing units. The average household size is near 4.0 persons per housing unit. However, the correct population of Sachigo Lake could be near 800. It is common for isolated Ojibwa settlements to have several families sharing one home. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Sachigo Lake.

Photo of Sachigo Lake

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