Bearskin Lake First Nation


This Ojibway Treaty 1 Reservation settlement is located in northwestern Ontario. They are part of Sachigo River or Sachigo Sippi Band of Ojibway's. Sachigo River leads from Deer Lake to Hudson Bay. There are actually three settlements located around Michikan Lake. According to 2016's census, on-Reserve population of Bearskin Lake is 355. About 65 continue to speak Ojibway (Oji-Cree Dialect of Ojibway) at Bearskin Lake, as the main language spoken at home.