1851 Reservations Made For The Indians On Lakes Huron And Superior

1st. Panepuonaishaing and his band, a tract of land to commence seven miles from the mouth of the River Maganitawang, and extending six miles East and West, by three miles North.

2nd. Wagamake and his band, a tract of land to commence at a place called Nekickshegeshing, six miles from East to West, by three miles in depth.

3rd. Kitcheposkissigun, (by Papasainse) from Point Grondine westward, six miles inland, by two miles in front, so as to include the small Lake Nepinassung, (a tract for themselves and their bands.)

4th. Wabakekek, three miles front near Shebawemanimg, by five miles inland for himself and band.

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5th. Namassing and Naoquagabo and their bands, a tract of land commencing near Lacloche, at the Hudson Bay Company’s boundary, thence westerly to the mouth of Spanish River, then four miles up the south bank of said River, and across to the place of beginning.

6th. Shawenakeshick and his band, a tract of land now occupied by them, and contained between two Rivers called White Fish River, and Wanabitasebe, seven miles inland.

7th. Windawtegowinini and his band, the peninsula east of Serpent River, and formed by it, now occupied by them.

8th. Ponekeosh and his band, the land contained between the River Mississaga and the River Penebewabecong, up to the first rapids.

9th. Dokis and his band, three miles square at Wanateyakokaun, near Lake Nipissing, and the Island near the Fall of Okickendawt.

10th. Shabokeshick and his band, from their present planting grounds on Lake Nipissing to the Hudson Bay Company’s Post, six miles in depth.

11th. Tagawinini and his band, two miles square at Wanabitibing, a place about forty miles inland, near Lake Nipissing.

12th. Keokonse and his band, four miles front from Thessalon River, eastward, by four miles inland.

13th. Mishequanga and his band, two miles on the Lake shore east and west of Ogawammang by one mile inland.

14th. Shinguaconse and his band, a tract of land extending from Maskimonge Bay inclusive, to Partridge Point above Garden River on the front, and inland ten miles throughout the whole distance, and also Squirrel Island.

15th. For Nebenaigoching and his band, a tract of land extending from Wanabekinegunning, west of Groscap, to the boundary of the lands ceded by the Chiefs of Lake Superior, and inland ten miles throughout the whole distance, including Batchewananing Bay, and also the small island at Sault Ste. Marie, used by them as a fishing station.


Collection:
The Canada Directory containing the names of the professional and business men of every description in the cities towns and principal villages of Canada November 1851.

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