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Little Grand Rapids First Nation

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Little Grand Rapids First Nation

Little Grand Rapids First Nation is an Anishinaabe (Saulteaux/Ojibwa) First Nation located approximately 257 kilometres (160 mi) northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba. As of May 2010, the First Nation had a registered population of 1,454 people, of which their own on-reserve population was 1,174.

Reserves

The First Nation have reserved for themselves one reserve:

  • 2,005.80 hectares (4,956.4 acres) Little Grand Rapids 14 Indian Reserve, which serves as their main reserve, across the channel in the Family Lake from the community of Little Grand Rapids, Manitoba.

Governance

Little Grand Rapids First Nation is governed by the Act Electoral System of government. The current leadership is Chief Martin Owens and Councillors Hilda Crow, Diane Keeper, Wendy Keeper, Deon Lam, Howard LeVeque and Robert LeVeque. The Chief's and Councillors' two-year elected term began on July 29, 2009, and will conclude on July 28, 2011. Little Grand Rapids First Nation is a member of the Southeast Resource Development Council and a signatory to Treaty 5.

External links

  • profile from INAC
  • Southeast Community Futures Development Corporation profile
  • Map of Little Grand Rapids 14 at Statcan

References

Coordinates: 52°00′N 95°25′W / 52.000°N 95.417°W / 52.000; -95.417


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