Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

Turtle Lake

Located in central Saskatchewan about 55 miles east of Alberta, 12 miles northeast of Thunderchild, and over 35 miles northwest of the Jackfish Lake Saulteaux who they were originally a part of, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Turtle Lake has a population of 43 according to the 2011 census. The community has 12 housing units and an average household size of 3.5 persons per housing unit. Around ? continue to speak Anishinabe at Turtle Lake. Turtle Lake is an extension of Thunderchild and is located adjacent to the northwestern shores of Lake Turtle. In Anishinabe, Turtle Lake would be pronounced as Mik-i-noc Za-ga-i-gan. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Turtle Lake.

Photo of Turtle Lake

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