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Sheshegwaning First Nation


This Ojibway community is located on Manitoulin Island which is located in Lake Huron. Sheshegwaning First Nation are signatories to September 9, 1850s Robinson-Huron Treaty. However, they are located on Manitoulin Island which means they were signatories to 1836's Manitoulin Island Treaty. Their Reserve is actually all of Manitoulin Island. Canada broke treaty and bought or forced Ojibway leaders to fraudulently cede Manitoulin Island Reserve. 2016's on-Reserve population of Sheshegwaning is 137. They have a total of 71 dwellings with 64 lived in. Average household size is 2.1 persons which is way below normal for Ojibway communities. Around 30 speak Ojibway Language at Sheshegwaning First Nation. Adjacent to Sheshegwaning on Sheshegwanings west, is Zhibaahaasing.



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