God's Lake First Nation

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God's Lake
Indian reserve
God's Lake is located in Manitoba
God's Lake
God's Lake
Location of God's Lake in Manitoba
Coordinates: 54°34′14″N 94°27′53″W / 54.57056°N 94.46472°W / 54.57056; -94.46472Coordinates: 54°34′14″N 94°27′53″W / 54.57056°N 94.46472°W / 54.57056; -94.46472
Country Canada
Province Manitoba
Region Northern
 • MP (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) Niki Ashton (NDP)
 • MLA (Kewatinook) Judy Klassen (Lib)
 • Total 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi)
Elevation 178 m (584 ft)
Population (2016[1])
 • Total 982
 • Density 20.9/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

God’s Lake First Nation is a First Nations band government whose reserve is primarily located at an area known as God’s Lake Narrows, about 250 kilometers southeast of Thompson, Manitoba. There are about 2,638 registered members of First Nation # 296. They are Swampy Cree, and more specifically, Rocky Cree (Asinīskāwiyiniwak). The First Nation is a member of the Keewatin Tribal Council.


As of September 2014 the total registered population of God's Lake First Nation was 2,638 with 1,482 members living on reserve or Crown Land and 1,156 members living off reserve.[2]

The 2011 Canada Census reported 1,341 inhabitants in the reserve known as God's Lake 23, the largest of 15 reserves of God's Lake First Nation.[3]


  1. ^ "God's Lake Census Canada data". Census Canada. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  2. ^ "AANDC (God's Lake First Nation)". Archived from the original on 2013-11-22. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-10-07.

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