Poplar Hill First Nation


This Ojibway Kasba Reservation community known as Poplar Hill (Ah-za-di Ma-jiws in Ojibway), is located in northwestern Ontario. Their community is an isolated one. According to 2016's census, on-Reserve population of Poplar Hill First Nation is 473. They have 116 dwellings with 92 lived in. Average household size is 5.0 persons per household. Around 425 speak Ojibway Language at Poplar Hill First Nation. Reason for nearly everyone speaking Ojibway Language at this community, is it's isolation. 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 Poplar Hill First Nation have Eskimo blood, as a result of capturing many of them and absorbing them into their population.



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