Located in Manitoba and around white settlements, is the Chippewa settlement of Skownan. It is also known as Waterhen.
Latest population estimate (2006) puts the population of the community at 389, with another 298 living nearby. There are 110
housing units in the settlement with 105 of them occupied at the present time. That gives
Skownan a 3.8 persons per housing unit average, which is about normal for Chippewa settlements. The Anishinabe language
is doing good there with 120 people still speaking Anishinabe. Around 55 people there use Anishinabe as the main language.
All people living there are Indian. Below are several links to pictures of the Treaty 5 Chippewa Reservation settlement of