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

Gods Lake Narrows on Gods Lake
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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