Berens River First Nation

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Berens River

BOX 131
Manitoba  R0B 0A0
Phone: (204) 382-2161
Fax: (204) 382-2297

 

Winnipeg Sub Office: Phone: (204) 982-0690

Fax:(204) 982-0698

# 204-1700 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0B1

 

 

Current Chief & Council:

  • Chief Jackie Everett
  • Councillor Hartley Everett
  • Councillor Gerald Kemp
  • Councillor Roland Whiteway
  • Councillor George Green
  • Councillor Norman Jr. Mckay

Location:

Approximately 270 air kilometres north of Winnipeg on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg at the mouth of the Berens River and 391 kilometers by road on Provincial Road #304 (a few kilometers south is a more isolated reserve, Pigeon River No. 13A which, in the past, has been used as a collection point for logging operations).

Band No: 266

Reserve: I.R. No.13 and 13A

Area: 2546.9 Hectares

Language: Anishiinabe

Economic Base: Fishing, trapping and forestry

 

Population:

  • On-reserve - 1,870
  • Off-reserve - 1, 095
  • Total Population - 2,965 (as of January 2012)

Transportation:

Access is by air. There is a 2,900 foot gravel airstrip maintained in the community. Perimeter Airlines and Northlands Aviation provide scheduled service.

 

Commercial Businesses and/or Services: 

  • Berens River Band Office
  • Meemeesipii Inc.
  • Berens River Logg Inn
  • Berens River School (Frontier School Division: Nursery to Grade 9)
  • Berens River Daycare
  • Berens River Nursing Station/Chief Jacob Berens Mino-Ayaawin Centre
  • Berens River Training & Employment Program
  • Berens River Tug Boat/Barge
  • Berens River Pumphouse (Water and Sewage)
  • Oshetoon Building Supplies
  • Neil Disbrowe's Woodworking
  • Linda & Valerie's Video Shop
  • Christine's Coffee Shop
  • Berens River Store
  • Northern Store
  • Hubert Boyd (Store)

Off Reserve:

  • Barra Inn
  • John Alex Enterprises Ltd.

Berens River First Nation Band Office

Berens River Band office 1

Berens River Band office 2

  

Berens River First Nation (lake view)

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Berens River
Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.
Head Office: Box 30 Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
Winnipeg Office: 6th Floor - 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T6