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Peguis First Nation

Peguis First Nation is a Treaty 1 First Nation, located in Manitoba, Canada. The largest First Nation community in Manitoba is about 196 kilometres north of Winnipeg, MB. THis band of Saultaux people imgrated from present day Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to a settlement at Netley Creek, Manitoba, and later to St.Peter’s (present day East Selkirk, Manitoba).

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eguis First Nation is a Treaty 1 First Nation, located in Manitoba, Canada. With a population of approximately 10,246 members of Ojibway and Cree descent, it is the largest First Nation community in Manitoba.

The main community of Peguis First Nation, Peguis 1B, is located approximately 196 kilometres north of Winnipeg, MB.

Peguis First Nation has a rich culture, strong traditions and a significant history within Canada. The community is named after Chief Peguis. Peguis led the band of Saultaux people from present day Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to a settlement at Netley Creek, Manitoba, and later to St.Peter’s (present day East Selkirk, Manitoba). After an illegal land transfer in 1907, Peguis First Nation was moved to its present location at Peguis 1B.

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