South Slave Region

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South Slave Region communities in the Northwest Territories

The South Slave Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada. According to Municipal and Community Affairs the region consists of seven communities with the regional offices situated in Fort Smith and Hay River.[1][2] With the exception of Enterprise and Hay River the communities are predominantly First Nations.

Communities[edit]

The South Slave Region includes the following communities:

Community name[3] Translation[3] Governance[4] Population
2016[5]
% change
from 2011
Location
Enterprise[6] Hamlet 106 7.1% 60°33′24″N 116°08′34″W / 60.55667°N 116.14278°W / 60.55667; -116.14278 (Enterprise)
Fort Providence[7] Zhahti Koe; mission house Hamlet 695 -5.3% 61°21′17″N 117°39′36″W / 61.35472°N 117.66000°W / 61.35472; -117.66000 (Fort Providence)
Fort Resolution[8] Deninoo Kue; moose island Community Council (Deninoo) 470 -0.8% 61°10′18″N 113°40′18″W / 61.17167°N 113.67167°W / 61.17167; -113.67167 (Fort Resolution)
Fort Smith[9] Thebacha; beside the rapids Town 2,542 1.8% 60°00′19″N 111°53′26″W / 60.00528°N 111.89056°W / 60.00528; -111.89056 (Fort Smith)
Hay River Reserve[10] Xátå'odehchee; Hay River K'atlodeechee First Nation 309 5.8% 60°50′01″N 115°45′57″W / 60.83361°N 115.76583°W / 60.83361; -115.76583 (Hay River Reserve)
Hay River[11] Xátå'odehchee; Hay River Town 3,528 -2.2% 60°49′59″N 115°46′40″W / 60.83306°N 115.77778°W / 60.83306; -115.77778 (Hay River)
Kakisa[12] K’agee; between the willows First Nation - Designated Authority (Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation) 36 -20.0% 60°56′24″N 117°24′51″W / 60.94000°N 117.41417°W / 60.94000; -117.41417 (Kakisa)
Historical population
YearPop.±%
20017,802—    
20027,802+0.0%
20037,872+0.9%
20048,027+2.0%
20057,990−0.5%
20067,908−1.0%
20078,002+1.2%
20087,899−1.3%
20097,860−0.5%
YearPop.±%
20107,912+0.7%
20117,986+0.9%
20127,983−0.0%
20138,030+0.6%
20148,010−0.2%
20157,993−0.2%
20168,062+0.9%
20178,027−0.4%
Sources: NWT Bureau of Statistics (2001 - 2017). Does not include Kakisa as figures only available for five years.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Communities - South Slave
  2. ^ Some government departments, such as the Bureau of Statistics, exclude Fort Providence, Hay River Dene 1 and Kakisa and put them in the Deh Cho Region. However, Municipal and Community Affairs indicates they are part of the South Slave Region
  3. ^ a b "Northwest Territories Official Community Names and Pronunciation Guide". Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Yellowknife: Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories. Archived from the original on 2016-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-13.
  4. ^ Differences in Community Government Structures
  5. ^ Gov. of Northwest Territories, Bureau of Statistics - Population Estimates by community
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Enterprise". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Providence". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Resolution". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  9. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Smith". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  10. ^ "NWT Communities - Kátł'odeeche". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  11. ^ "NWT Communities - Hay River". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  12. ^ "NWT Communities - Kakisa". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  13. ^ Population Estimates By Community from the GNWT

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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)