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(January 2019)

Wabigoon Lake First Nation

These Ojibway's live in northwestern Ontario. Below is a map of this Reserve and a google earth satellite image of this Ojibway town. Wabigoon Lake First Nation is located 12.7 miles or 20.4 kilometers southeast of Dryden, Ontario. Their on-Reserve population is 198 according to 2016's census. They have 95 dwellings with 90 lived in. Average household size is 2.2 persons per household which is way below normal for Ojibway communities. Around 30 speak Ojibway Language at Wabigoon Lake First Nation. Their Reserve is small and covers a land area of 46.12 sq. km. or 17.8 sq. mi. Their location was very important in wars against invading whites and their Eskimo allies. They were guards of Albany River to Lake Winnipeg. You pronounce Wabigoon as Wa-bi-gone. That be "gone" which rhymes with alone.

Map of Wabigoon Reserve

Satellite Image of Wabigoon Town

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