Chapleau Cree First Nation

First Nation

Also Known as :
NA
Closest City/Town :
Chapleau
Province :
Ontario
Name of Current Chief :
Chief Keith Corston
Band Number :
221
Tribal Council :
Mushkegowuk Council
Cultural affiliation :
Cree

Description:

Chapleau Cree First Nation, also known as the Fox Lake Reserve, is situated 5 kilometers southwest of the town of Chapleau, Ontario, at the bottom of the Artic Watershed where water flows north to the James Bay. The original settlement of the Chapleau Cree was on the Nebskwashi River, east of the town of Chapleau, and in 1989, Chapleau Cree negotiated land to establish a permanent community. In September 2016, Chapleau Cree further reached an agreement for compensation with Canada and nearly 4,000 square hectares of provincial Crown land from Ontario