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Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation


These Saulteaux Ojibway People live around Makwa Lake in Saskatchewan. Below are google earth photos of their community. They are a part of Jackfish Lake Saulteaux Ojibway People (aka Sunchild which was another of chief Rocky Boy's names) of Saskatchewan. Their communities are within Big Bears Reserve. According to 2016's census, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation has an on-Reserve population of 1,007. There are three Makwa Lake communities. They are Makwa Lake 129 (population 15), Makwa Lake 129b (population 982) and Makwa Lake 129c (population 10). Makwa Lake in Ojibway means Bear Lake or Mak-wa Ga-mi). In 1876, chief Big Bear fled his native Montana for Alberta's and Saskatchewan's Cypress Hills. He agreed to sign treaty and relocate 100's of miles north to near Fort Pitt, where his Ojibway subjects found many locations to live. One is Makwa Lake.



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