Located just east and northeast of Cochin, Saskatchewan, is the Chippewa settlement of Jackfish Lake Saulteaux, Saskatchewan.
The Saulteaux settlement of Jackfish Lake has 116 housing units with 108 occupied. According to the 2011 census, the population
is 451. It increased by 19 from the 2006 census of 432. The average housing unit size is nearly 4.3 persons per housing unit.
Around 125 still speak the Anishinabe language. The whites will tell you Cree but Cree is a dialect of Anishinabe. The entire
population is Indian. The settlement is located closer to Hollow Lake than Jackfish Lake. So you might want to name this
settlement Hollow Lake. The location has been an important location to the Chippewa's for a very long time. It served as a sort
of village which supported the Chippewa's who were instructed to force their way westwards. The settlement covers 39.18 sq. km.,
or 15.0 sq. mi. Below are several links to google earth photos of the settlement. It is situated on the prairie but not too far
from the boreal forest a few miles to the north.