Wunnumin Lake First Nation

This Ojibway Kasba Reservation settlement is located in northwestern Ontario. They are Winisk Sippi (River) Ojibway's. Wunnumin Lake First Nation is an isolated Ojibway settlement which depends on planes and a winter road for food and other supplies to be brought in. In Ojibway, they refer to this community as (Wun-nu-min'o Ga-mi), which means Wunnumun Lake of course. According to 2016's census, on-Reserve population of Wunnumin Lake First Nation is 593. They have 143 dwellings with 138 lived in. Average household size is 4.4 persons per household. Around 540 speak Severn Ojibway Language. 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 Wunnumin Lake First Nation have much Eskimo blood, as a result of capturing many of them and absorbing them into their population.

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