Waywayseecappo First Nation

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The Waywayseecappo First Nation is a First Nations band government whose reserve is located twenty miles (32 km) east of Russell in Manitoba, Canada. The First Nation's reserve is 10,059 hectare (24,856 acres) and is located near the southwestern corner of the Riding Mountain National Park. It is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Rossburn and the Rural Municipality of Silver Creek. The First Nation also hold interest together with 32 other First Nations on the 37.1 hectare (91.7 acre) Treaty Four Reserve Grounds (Indian Reserve No. 77), located adjacent to Fort Qu'Appelle. Its population is 1,219 in 2011.[1] They are home of the MJHL team Waywayseecappo Wolverines. There are various business located in the Birdtail valley near highway 45, such as gas station, RCMP station, food mart, gaming centre, health centre, daycare and community arena complex. And as of April 1, 2014 the RMCP no longer be in the community and replaced by Dakota Ojibway Police Services.

Government[edit]

Chief Murray Clearsky

Councillor Mel Wabash Councillor Anthony Longclaws Councillor Tim Cloud Councillor Jim Cote Councillor Roger Mentuck

Notable people[edit]

  • Chris Cloud (born 1988), professional ice hockey player

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census Profile". Statistics Canada. May 2, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 50°40′30″N 100°55′35″W / 50.67500°N 100.92639°W / 50.67500; -100.92639