This Chippewa Treaty 8 Reservation community is located in northeastern British Columbia, northwest of Fort St. John, and home to both the Beaver Indian Tribe and Anishinabek. The total population of Halfway River is 147. That does not include the Halfway River citizens who live in white communities. The Beaver Tribe are really the Amikwa Chippewa's. Besides being known as the Amikwa and Nez Perce, the Amikwa Chippewa's are also known as the Beavers or Beaver. Amikwa means Beavers in Ojibwa, while Amik means Beaver. We know the Athabascan People or Dene People, are Algonquin's.