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Mathias Colomb First Nation
Located in far northern Manitoba, about 210 kilometers or 130 miles north of The Pas, Manitoba, and 217 kilometers or 134 miles west of Thompson, Manitoba, is this Ojibway Kasba Reservation community known as Mathias Colomb. It better known as Pukatawagan. Granville Lake is also a part of Mathias Colomb. Their population is 1,724 according to 2016's census. They have 384 dwellings with 332 lived in. Average household size is 5.2 persons per household. Around 560 speak Corrupted Ojibway Language which is what Lewis and Clark called Cree Language. Many can trace their origins to chief Kinistin leading many Ojibway's to northern Manitoba and northern Saskatchewan. They live within Treaty 5 land area. Read Treaty 5 text.