American Indians * American Indian languages * American Indian tribes

  * Find Native American ancestors in your family tree

Attikamekw [archive]

This article has been archived from the now-defunct Native Trails site (http://www.autochtones.com/) for educational purposes. Contents are the sole property of the authors. Please visit our Article Archive Index for further information. If you are the author of this article and would like to make changes to it, or if you are the author of another article you would like us to add to our archives, please contact us.

Window on the Attikameks

MANAWAN

Conseil des Atikamekw de Manawan
135, rue Kicik
Manawan (Quebec)
J0K 1M0
Telephone : (819) 971-8813
Fax : (819) 971-8848

Population: 1,786

Languages spoken:
Attikamek and French.

Geographical location:
The Attikameks community of Manawan has as its territory the Manouane Reserve, located on the south shore of Lake Métabeskéga, 72 km north of Saint-Michel-des-Saints, 120 km west of La Tuque, in the Haute-Mauricie region.

The surface area of the reserve is 771.36 square km.

Medical care:
The Band Council manages a community nursing station.

Banking services:
Travelers checks and debit cards accepted.

Guided tours including snowmobile, all-terrain vehicles, and marine rentals through Location Manawan. Tel.: (819) 971-1488

OBEDJIWAN

Conseil des Atikamekw d'Obedjiwan
via Roberval
Obedjiwan (Quebec)
G0W 3B0
Telephone : (819) 974-8837
Fax : (819) 974-8828


Population: 1881

Languages spoken:
Attikamek and French.

Geographical location:
The Attikamek community of Obedjiwan has as its territory the Opiticwan Reserve, located on the north shore of the Gouin Resevoir, 143 km south of Chibougamau.

The surface area of the reserve is 926.76 square km. hectares.

Medical care:
The Band Council manages a community nursing station.

Banking services:
Travelers checks, credit cards and debit cards accepted.

Customized wilderness tours offered by Conseil des Atikamekw d'Obedjiwan
Telephone : (819) 974-8837
Fax : (819) 974-8828

WEMOTACI

Conseil des Atikameks de Weymontachie
P.O. Box 221
Wemotaci (Quebec) G0X 3R0
Telephone : (819) 666-2237
Fax : (819) 666-2209

Population: 1,234

Languages spoken:
Attikamek and French.

Geographical location:
The Attikameks community of Weymontachie has a territory that is divided between two reserves: the Weymontachie Reserve, located on the north shore of the Saint Maurice River, 100 km northwest of La Tuque, and the Coucoucache Reserve, also located on the north shore of the Saint Maurice River, at the Blanc Reservoir, 53 km northwest of La Tuque.

The surface area of the Weymontachie Reserve is 2,978 square km. That of the Coucoucache Reserve is 4.8 hectares.

Medical care:
The Band Council manages a community nursing station.

Banking services:
Canadian travelers checks, credit cards and debit cards accepted at the General store.

Customized wilderness tours offered by
Conseil des Atikameks de Weymontachie
Telephone : (819) 666-2237
Fax : (819) 666-2209

Additional Reading

 Native American Culture
 Attikamek Cree
 The Atikamekw
 Atikamekw Myths

Sponsored Links



Return to our main Amerindian site
Read our article submission guidelines
Language of the day: Akurio language

Native Languages

Native American genealogy * Native South Americans * Alabama Indian * Big Sand * Dream catcher

Would you like to help support our organization's work with endangered American Indian languages?