Neskantaga First Nation


This Ojibway Kasba Reservation community known as Neskantaga First Nation, is located in northern Ontario. It is an isolated community. Their on-Reserve population is 237 according to 2016's census. They have 85 dwellings with 71 lived in. Average household size is 3.4 persons per household. Around 120 speak Ojibway Language at Neskantaga First Nation, which is situated adjacent to Attawapiskat Lake's western shores. Ojibway Soldiers were sent to this location to reinforce Ojibway People already living there in mid or late 17th century, to fight English and Eskimo invaders. Today, people living at Neskantaga First Nation have Eskimo blood, as a result of capturing many of them and absorbing them into their population.



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