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. The region consists of seven communities with the regional offices situated in Fort Smith and Hay River. 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[1] Translation[1] Governance[2] Population
2011[3]
% change
from 2006
Location
Enterprise[4] Hamlet 87 10.3% 60°33′24″N 116°08′34″W / 60.55667°N 116.14278°W / 60.55667; -116.14278 (Enterprise)
Fort Resolution[5] Deninoo Kue; moose island Community Council (Deninoo) 474 -2.1% 61°10′18″N 113°40′18″W / 61.17167°N 113.67167°W / 61.17167; -113.67167 (Fort Resolution)
Fort Smith[6] Thebacha; beside the rapids Town 2,093 -11.5% 60°00′19″N 111°53′26″W / 60.00528°N 111.89056°W / 60.00528; -111.89056 (Fort Smith)
Hay River Reserve[7] Xátå'odehchee; Hay River K'atlodeechee First Nation 292 -5.5% 60°50′01″N 115°45′57″W / 60.83361°N 115.76583°W / 60.83361; -115.76583 (Hay River Reserve)
Hay River[8] Xátå'odehchee; Hay River Town 3,606 -1.2% 60°49′59″N 115°46′40″W / 60.83306°N 115.77778°W / 60.83306; -115.77778 (Hay River)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Differences in Community Government Structures
  3. ^ Canada Census 2011
  4. ^ "NWT Communities - Enterprise". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  5. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Resolution". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Smith". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Hay River Reserve". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Hay River". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 

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)