Gods Lake Narrows, Manitoba

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Coordinates: 54°33′17″N 94°28′35″W / 54.55472°N 94.47639°W / 54.55472; -94.47639

God's Lake Narrows is located in Manitoba
God's Lake Narrows
God's Lake Narrows
Location of God's Lake Narrows in Manitoba

God's Lake Narrows is a community located in northeastern Manitoba in Canada. The community is located on the shores of Gods Lake, which is the 7th largest lake in the province. God's Lake has a maximum depth of 75 meters.

God's Lake Narrows is a designated place, which had a population of 88 in the Canada 2006 Census.

Located 550 km northeast of Winnipeg, the community is accessible only by air or boat.[1]


The community is the subject of an interactive documentary God's Lake Narrows by artist and filmmaker Kevin Lee Burton, who was born in the community, co-created by NFB producer Alicia Smith. God's Lake Narrows utilizes photos of the community by Scott Benesiinaabandan, a Manitoba-based Anishinabe artist. Benesiinaabandan's photos had originally been displayed in a Winnipeg gallery. Christine Fellows did sound design for the project, which was produced in Winnipeg by the National Film Board of Canada.[1][2] In May 2012, God's Lake Narrows received the Webby Award for best use of photography. It was also nominated for individual episode in the online film and video category.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Winnipeg artist Kevin Lee Burton shares surprising glimpse of his hometown". CBC Manitoba. June 25, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Macdonald, Kerri (January 11, 2012). "An Interactive Project With No Reservations". New York Times. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Webby awards honour NFB, girls say video". CBC News. May 1, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2012. 

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