Kitigan Zibi First Nation


Located in Quebec, Kitigan Zibi First Nation is of Ojibway origins. They live in a area in Quebec where a white poplation larger than theirs exist. Below are links to google earth photos of Kitigan Zibi which means Garden River in Ojibway. Kitigan Zibi First Nation Reserve land is not much yet their citizens do have access to land areas in close proximity to their Reserve, which offer them opportunities to fish, hunt and trap. However, since there are quite a few white communities surrounding them, they actively search for employment in those white communities, especially Maniwaki which is a border town. Canada is trying to assimilate them. Their Reserve covers 173.0 sq. km. or 66.8 sq. mi. They have 571 dwellings with 503 lived in. Average household size is 2.4 persons per household which is not normal for Ojibway communities. According to 2016's census, their on-Reserve population is 1,221. Algonquin Dialect of Ojibway is yet spoken at Kitigan Zibi First Nation. Around 230 people speak Ojibway there or about a fifth of their population.



Kitigan Zibi Map

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

Kitigan Zibi Road Closeup

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