Black River First Nation

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O'Hanley, Manitoba
R0E 1K0
Phone: (204) 367-4411
Fax: (204) 367-2000


Current Chief & Council:

  • Chief Frank Abraham
  • Councillor Rhonda Abraham
  • Councillor Brian Henderson
  • Councillor Nelson Bird

Location:

At the banks of the O'Hanley and Black Rivers, along the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, 32 kilometers north of Pine Falls, and 150 kilometers north of Winnipeg.

Band No: 260

Reserve: I.R. No. 9

Area: 809.3 Hectares  

Language: Anishiinabe

Economic Base: Trapping agricultural development, wild rice harvesting, hunting and commercial fishing.

 

Population:

  • On-reserve - 869
  • Off-reserve - 324
  • Total Population - 1,220 (effective, October 16, 2013, as per Membership Clerk)

Transportation:

Black River is accessible by an all-weather road via PTH #304 and 4 km of municipal road.

 

Commercial Businesses and/or Services:

  • Black River Band Office
  • Black River School (Nursery to Grade 9)
  • Black River Health Centre
  • Headstart Program
  • Truss Plant
  • Clarence Bird Sr. (Grader Operations)
  • Moppa's Store
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Alternative Education Program
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Black River Restaurant
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Black River Store
Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.
Head Office: Box 30 Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
Winnipeg Office: 6th Floor - 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T6