Located in extreme northwestern Manitoba some 144 miles from Nunavut, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of South Brochet (it includes the entire Barren Lands population) has a population of 440 according to the 2011 census. The community has around 50 housing units and an average household size (it includes the entire Barren Lands population) of 3.9 persons per housing unit. Around 190 continue to speak corrupted Anishinabe at Barren Lands or Brochet including South Brochet and North Brochet. Many foreign Asian people lived in this region of Manitoba. They were subjugated by the Chippeway's. North Brochet is about a quarter of a mile north of South Brochet. The settlements are located along the northeastern shores of Reindeer Lake. Chief Kinistin led many Pembina Chippeway's from southern Manitoba to this region sometimes referred to as the Barren Lands. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of South Brochet.