Long Plain First Nation


This Saulteaux Ojibway First Nation is a part of Kinistin Band of Ojibway's or chief Yellow Quills Band. Their on-Reserve population according to 2016's census, is 1,232. That does not include off-Reserve population. Below are links to several google earth photos of Long Plain Reserve or Gi-nos Ma-sko-day Ish-kon-i-gan. They have no organized settlements at Long Plain. All housing units which number 354 with 342 lived in, are located along roads within their Reserve. Average household size is 3.6 persons per household. Ojibway is yet spoken at Long Plain yet not widely. Around 80 or so people at Long Plain, have some knowledge of Ojibway. Their Reserve is really much large than what is promoted. Below is a link to their real Reserve. It is a Long Plain Reserve. It includes Dakota Plains (they are Ojibway's who fled to Canada after 1862's Minnesota's War) and Swan Lake. You'll notice on a map of their real Reserve, most of their Reserve's land is either forested or unfit for farming.



Map of their Real Reserve

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