- Constance Lake First Nation
Constance Lake First Nation is an Oji-Cree First Nation in Cochrane District in northeastern Ontario, Canada, directly north of the community of Calstock along a continuation of Ontario Highway 663. In 2010, the First Nation had a total registered population of 1,477 people, of which the on-reserve population was 820.
The First Nation elects its leadership for a two-year term through the Act Electoral System. As of 2010[update], the leadership is held by chief Roger Wesley, together with six (6) councillors: Charlie Baxter, Sr., Allen Ferris, Darius Ferris, Beatrice Ineese, Ken Neegan and Fred Sackaney.
As a signatory to Treaty 9, the First Nation is a member of Matawa First Nations, a Regional Chiefs' Council; the Regional Chiefs' Council, in turn, is a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a Tribal Political Organization representing many of the First Nations in Northern and Northwestern Ontario.
Constance Lake First Nation have two reserves: the 3,110.5-hectare (7,686.2-acre) Constance Lake 92 Indian Reserve and the 3,108-hectare (7,680-acre) English River 66 Indian Reserve, of which Constance Lake 92 serves as the main reserve. The community has existed in this area since the early 1940s, when the reserve was first established.
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- ^ "Chief and Council". Constance Lake First Nation. 2010. http://www.clfn.on.ca/default.asp?pgid=25. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
- ^ "Constance Lake 92". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/search/unique_e.php?id=FESYE&output=xml. Retrieved 2011-08-20.
- ^ "English River 66". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/search/unique_e.php?id=FESYL&output=xml. Retrieved 2011-08-20.
- ^ "Our History". Constance Lake First Nation. 2010. http://www.clfn.on.ca/default.asp?pgid=6. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
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