Montreal Lake First Nation
Located at Montreal Lake, Saskatchewan, is this Saulteaux Ojibway community known as Montreal Lake First Nation. Their on-Reserve population is 1,555 according to a 2016 census. They have 395 dwellings with 380 lived in. Average household size is 4.1 persons per household. Around 260 speak Corrupted Ojibway Language which is what Lewis and Clark called Cree Language. These people think they are Cree which is incorrect. They themselves know they came from Grand Rapids, Manitoba. They must read Treaty 5 text. They are Saulteaux Ojibway People. They are closely related to Indian folks at Lac La Ronge. In fact, both signed an adhesion to Treaty 6 on February 11, 1889. They have two settlements. Their largest is located along Montreal Lakes southern shores, while their smaller one is located further south about 5 miles or 8 kilometers southwest of Emma Lake, Saskatchewan. Cree People are too cowardly to follow prophecy. They are so cowardly, they use Montreal Lake Cree Nation to avoid prophecy. During their war against whites and their Eskimo allies who were stationed at white forts around Hudson Bay and James Bay, Ojibway Soldiers captured many Eskimos and absorbed them into their population. Montreal Lake First Nation has an Eskimo mixture within their population. Closer to Hudson Bay and James Bay, more Eskimo blood is within Ojibway communities. In 1774 or during their so called Revolutionary War, English and Eskimo Soldiers invaded interior Manitoba and reached what is now Cumblerland House, Saskatchewan. This war had now expanded into interior Manitoba and far eastern Saskatchewan. During War of 1812, English and Eskimo Soldiers invaded southern Manitoba.