South Slave Region

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The South Slave Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories. The region consists of seven communities with the regional offices situated in Fort Smith and Hay River. With the exception of Enterprise and Hay River the communities are predominately First Nations.

Communities[edit]

The South Slave Region includes the following communities:

Community name[1] Translation[1] Governance[2] Population
2011[3]
% change
from 2006
Location
Enterprise[4] Hamlet 87 10.3% 60°33′24″N 116°08′34″W / 60.55667°N 116.14278°W / 60.55667; -116.14278 (Enterprise)
Fort Providence[5] Zhahti Koe; mission house Hamlet 734 1.0% 61°21′17″N 117°39′36″W / 61.35472°N 117.66000°W / 61.35472; -117.66000 (Fort Providence)
Fort Resolution[6] Deninoo Kue; moose island Community Council (Deninoo) 474 -2.1% 61°10′18″N 113°40′18″W / 61.17167°N 113.67167°W / 61.17167; -113.67167 (Fort Resolution)
Fort Smith[7] Thebacha; beside the rapids Town 2,093 -11.5% 60°00′19″N 111°53′26″W / 60.00528°N 111.89056°W / 60.00528; -111.89056 (Fort Smith)
Hay River Reserve[8] Xátå'odehchee; Hay River K'atlodeechee First Nation 292 -5.5% 60°50′01″N 115°45′57″W / 60.83361°N 115.76583°W / 60.83361; -115.76583 (Hay River Reserve)
Hay River[9] Xátå'odehchee; Hay River Town 3,606 -1.2% 60°49′59″N 115°46′40″W / 60.83306°N 115.77778°W / 60.83306; -115.77778 (Hay River)
Kakisa[10] K’agee; between the willows First Nation - Designated Authority (Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation) 45 -13.5% 60°56′24″N 117°24′51″W / 60.94000°N 117.41417°W / 60.94000; -117.41417 (Kakisa)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Official Community Names
  2. ^ Differences in Community Government Structures
  3. ^ Canada Census 2011
  4. ^ "NWT Communities - Enterprise". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  5. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Providence". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Resolution". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Smith". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Hay River Reserve". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  9. ^ "NWT Communities - Hay River". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  10. ^ "NWT Communities - Kakisa". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 

Coordinates: 60°00′19″N 111°53′26″W / 60.00528°N 111.89056°W / 60.00528; -111.89056 (South Slave Region centred on Fort Smith)