Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

Wunnumin Lake

This Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement is located in northwestern Ontario. Wunnumin Lake is an isolated Ojibwa settlement which depends on planes and a winter road for food and other supplies to be brought in. In Anishinabe, they refer to this community as Wun-nu-mun Za-ga-i-gan, which means Wunnumun Lake of course. According to the 2011 census, the population of Wunnumun Lake is 537. There are 130 housing units in Wunnumun Lake. The average household size is 4.1 persons per household. However, Wunnumun Lake is an isolated community and it is common at isolated Ojibwa communities for several families to share one home. The correct population of Wunnumun Lake is probably closer to 1,000. Around 475 continue to speak Anishinabe at Wunnumun Lake. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Wunnumun Lake.

Photo of Wunnumun Lake

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