Kasabonika Lake First Nation

This Ojibway Kasba Reservation community is located in northwestern Ontario. They are from Winiska Sippi (Winisk River) Ojibway's. Their's is an isolated community. Their on-Reserve population is 849 according to a 2016 census. They have 212 dwellings with 179 lived in. Average household size at Kas-sa-bon-ni-ka is 4.9 persons per household. Many people continue to speak Ojibway at Kasabonika. According to 2016's census, 640 people speak Ojibway, at Kasabonika Lake First Nation. Most people who live there speak Severn Ojibway. Kasabonika Lake First Nation is 46 miles or 74.1 kilometers southeast of Big Trout Lake. Ojibway Soldiers were sent to this location to reinforce Ojibway People already living there in mid or late 17th century, to fight English and Eskimo invaders. Today, people living at Kasabonika Lake First Nation have much Eskimo blood, as a result of capturing many of them and absorbing them into their population.

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