Montagnais of Natashquan
|Main reserve||Natashquan 1|
|Land area||1.189 km2|
|Population (October 2019)|
|On other land||14|
|Regroupement Mamit Innuat|
Montagnais of Natashquan or Nutashkuan Innu First Nation (French: Montagnais de Natashquan or Première Nation des Innus de Nutashkuan) is an Innu First Nation band government in Quebec, Canada. The band lives on the Indian reserve Natashquan 1 in the Côte-Nord region. As of 2019[update], they have a registered population of 1,215 members. They are part of the Regroupement Mamit Innuat tribal council.
Members of the Natashquan First Nation are Innus, also called Montagnais. As of October 2019[update] , the band has a total registered population of 1,215 members, 116 of whom lived off the reserve. Statistics Canada's 2016 Canadian Census found 835 people living on the reserve which was down slightly (0.7%) from the 841 people found on the 2011 Census.
Montagnais of Natashquan owns one reserve, Natashquan 1 located in the Côte-Nord region of Quebec close to the municipality of Natashquan. The reserve is at the mouth of the Natashquan River on the northern coast of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. It covers an area of 118.9 hectares (294 acres). The reserve is 375 km (233 mi) east of Sept-Îles and 1,000 km (620 mi) east of Quebec City via Quebec Route 138. The band is also served by Natashquan Airport.
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