Manto Sipi Cree Nation

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God's River
Indian reserve
Nickname(s): Manto Sipi Cree Nation
God's River is located in Manitoba
God's River
God's River
Location of God's Lake in Manitoba
Coordinates: 54°50′11″N 94°03′23″W / 54.83639°N 94.05639°W / 54.83639; -94.05639Coordinates: 54°50′11″N 94°03′23″W / 54.83639°N 94.05639°W / 54.83639; -94.05639
Country Canada
Province Manitoba
Region Northern
Government
 • MP (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) Niki Ashton (NDP)
 • MLA (Kewatinook) Judy Klassen (Lib)
Area
 • Total 4.01 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2016[1])
 • Total 643
 • Density 160.2/km2 (415/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

Gods River is a remote, isolated settlement in Northern Manitoba, Canada and the primary settlement of the Manto Sipi Cree Nation (54°50′15″N 94°03′17″W / 54.83750°N 94.05472°W / 54.83750; -94.05472) First Nations community. The settlement is on Gods Lake at the point of outflow of the Gods River.

The community can only be reached by winter road or by air via Gods Lake Airport.

The official languages of the community are English and Cree. There is a lodge for tourists to stay for visits to the community.

Gods River on Gods Lake

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References[edit]

  • "Gods River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  • "Gods River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2011-03-01.