Wawakapewin First Nation



This Ojibway Kasba Reservation settlement is located in northwestern Ontario. These Ojibway's are Winisk Sippi (River) Ojibway People. Wawakapewin First Nation is an isolated community which depends on winter roads for food and other supplies to be brought in. It is also known as Long Dog Lake. Lake Wawakapewin is located near Long Dog Lake. According to 2016's census, on-Reserve population of Wawakapewin First Nation is 22. They have 13 dwellings with 8 lived in. Average household size is 2.9 persons per household. 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 Wawakapewin First Nation have much Eskimo blood, as a result of capturing many of them and absorbing them into their population.



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