Little Grand Rapids First Nation

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Little Grand Rapids

BOX 130

Manitoba, R0B 0V0
Phone: (204) 397-2264
Fax: (204) 397-2340

Current Chief & Council:

  • Chief Martin Owens
  • Councillor Wendy Leveque
  • Councillor Blair Owen
  • Councillor Hilda Crow
  • Councillor Diane Keeper
  • Councillor Enil Keeper

 

Location:

268 air kilometers northeast of Winnipeg, on the shores of Family Lake near the Manitoba/ Ontario border. The reserve is spread out over an eight kilometer stretch along the lake shore.

Band No: 270

Reserve: I.R. No. 14

Area: 2005.8 Hectares  

Language: Anishiinabe

Economic Base: Fishing, trappiing and seasonal rice harvesting

 

Population:

  • On-reserve - 1,047
  • Off-reserve - 508
  • Total Population - 1,555 (Effective January 2014, as per Membership Clerk)

Transportation:

There is a 3000 foot airstrip on provincial crown land across the lake from Little Grand Rapids. Access from the airport is restricetd to boat or float plane during the summer months. Diring the winter, the community can be accessed by snow machine or vehicle over the ice. During the freeze up and spring thaw the site is only accessible by helicopter. There is no permanent access road. Winter roads are constructed to Pine Dock and Bloodvein. Pine Dock is accessible by all weather road via PHT #234.

 

Commercial Businesses and/or Services:

  • Little Grand Rapids Band Office
  • Clarence & Jemima's Family Lake Pool Hall/Canteen
  • Owens Cash & Carry
  • General Merchants
  • Kitagas Group Home
  • Northern Store
  • Little Grand Rapids Airport
  • Sanitation Service
  • Nursing Station
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Headstart Program
  • Daycare Program

Little Grand Rapids First Nation Band Office

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